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[TUTORIAL] How To Use the Overstitch Wheel Pro

Posted by Danila Leonori on Jun 17, 2019 1:49:37 PM

When you are going to hand stitching a leather item, you would like to have every single hand stitch with the same distance. This Tutorial is a useful guide to learn how to achieve this result with the Overstitch Wheel: this leather craft tool will help you to prepare your leather item for a very precise stitching. Keep reading for an extra tip!



Overstitch Wheel Pro and its accessories

The tool is composed by:

  • Hard Wooden Handle;
  • Place for finger - to give you a better handy and to push stronger;
  • Wheel;
  • Three more wheels - to make different distance stitching points.

Overstitch-Wheel-Pro-Accessories



 

How to stitch points with the same distance?

Groove a straight line on the leather, using the Stitch Groover Pro.
When you mark your stitches, pay attention in positioning the first point ,where you want your stitching exactly to start.

Straight-Line

Now go straight on the groove line, pushing down.

Regular-Stitches

At the end, your line will result marked from the same distance point.

To obtain different distances marking, it is possible to  change the wheel on top of  the tool. To do this, just:

Change-Wheel1  1- Remove the screw with a screwdriver
Change-Wheel2  2- Replace the wheel with your favorite one. 

 


Extra TIP!  How to make a fake stitching that looks like a real one.

If you don’t simply mark the point, but push stronger, the final result will look like a fake stitching.

Fake-Stitches

Doesn’t it look real, do it?

 Watch the video

Topics: LEATHERCRAFT, LEATHER CRAFT TOOLS, OVERSTITCH WHEEL