How to Lace Lacing puts the finishing touch to handmade leather articles. How good the finished project looks depends very much on the lacing. Thus, how you lace will have a great deal of importance in the appearance of the finished project. With the following instructions and illustrations, plus a little practice, you will soon be doing a neat, smooth job of lacing.
Note: Always lace with stamped or finished side of the project facing you.
Threading a 2-Prong Lacing Needle Note: You should load two yards of lacing in lacing needle at a time. Working with longer pieces of lacing will be difficult and can cause the lacing to wear and become frayed as it is pulled through the lacing holes.
How to Lace & Splice the Double Loop Stitch Recommendations: Use 3/32" or 1/8" lace with the same sized slits or holes. Double-Loop Lacing uses 7-8 times more lace than the length of the project (ex: 2' will need 14' to 16' of lace).