How to Set Snaps in Leather

Punching Leather and Setting Snaps
designed by Artbeads
Skill LevelBeginner
Time1-3 hours

Learn how to set snaps in leather or suede to create bracelets and more.

  • How to Set Snaps in Leather


Code: ABT-20130523-01

Snap fasteners are an excellent choice for finishing leather or suede designs. They are easy to open and close and give your jewelry a professional touch. It's easy to set snaps in leather or in suede. Follow these instructions to learn how You will need snap fasteners, a snap setter, an anvil and a rotary hole punch.

For this tutorial, we used Tandy Leather tools and a Leather Bracelet.

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Nice choice! All or most of the products needed for this project are shown below with quantities. Sometimes we sell out of components and aren’t able to order more from the manufacturer (we know, it is very disappointing to us, too). Use the opportunity to mix up the design and make it yours by substituting similar products or altering the entire color scheme—it’s up to you!