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This is a badge bit (BB) that is part of the PEP curriculum.  Completing this BB is part of getting the Straw Badge in Textiles.

For this BB, you will fix hole or stitching on a leather coat. The repair may be sewn or using a natural glue such as hide glue.

Related Articles:

Leather Glue Recipe
How to make animal hide glue.
How do I glue leather together naturally?

Related Videos:

Repairing a ripped seam on a leather jacket


How to make hide glue from animal hides.


To complete this BB, the minimum requirements are:
- mending a hole or stitching on a leather coat or jacket
- the mend may be either sewn and/or using a natural glue.

To document your completion of the BB, provide proof of the following as pictures or a video (less than two minutes):
- Show the coat needing to be repaired.
- Show the tools and materials you will use, including the natural glue (if any).
- If you opt to make your own leather glue, show us a picture!
- Show the repair in progress.
- Show your repaired coat!
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