If you’re looking for a fun beginner leather project for your Glowforge, this is the tutorial for you! We’ve been dying to play with leather, especially since we got the Glowforge. But it was honestly hard to decide what to make first! Luckily, this project goes through SO many different beginner leather working skills from how to cut leather on the Glowforge to how to wet form leather, how to paint leather and even how to glue leather together.

Learn How to Make Leather Succulents on a Glowforge Below!

🛒 Tools and Materials (most links = affiliate links):

Glowforge: https://glowforge.us/f/MJVAZMME

3-4 oz Veg Tanned Leather: https://amzn.to/3cfNqeQ

Masking: https://amzn.to/3ybNDHb

Scraper:  https://amzn.to/3bNNwKk

Calipers: https://amzn.to/3Py01rG

Self-Healing Cutting Mat: https://amzn.to/3vbzvgD

Exacto: https://amzn.to/3J9aIzp

Angelus Leather Paint Set: https://amzn.to/3aLRG5h

Angelus Leather Paint – South Beach: https://amzn.to/3PvVhDo

Angelus Leather Paint – Hot Pink: https://amzn.to/3uU6Igc

Glitter Leather Paint: https://amzn.to/3RE7WWI

Sealer: https://amzn.to/3ASgKSU

Paintbrushes: https://amzn.to/3zab4lZ

Leather Contact Cement: https://amzn.to/3RCWkTP

Design on Creative Fabrica: https://www.creativefabrica.com/product/8-layered-paper-succulents/ref/1386779/

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If you prefer written instructions…

If you prefer written instructions, we have you covered! Check out our Instructable, which has each step written out, along with pictures, to help you make leather succulents:

How to Make Leather Succulents

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