DIY Leathercraft: Make Leather Sandals with Free PDF Pattern

DIY Leather Sandals


Want to wear something unique on your feet? Want something truly homemade? DIY leathercraft is enormously satisfying and fun, and perfect for a rainy day project.

So, let's make some leather sandals! 

Whether you're a pro or just starting out, this leather sandal pattern guide will help you make a cool and sturdy pair.

Download the Free PDF Pattern

Step 1: Start by downloading our easy-to-use pattern for free. This will help you make sure your sandals look great and fit just right.

Step 2: Watch the video to learn how to cut leather, size it correctly, then sew everything together.

Why make your own?

So, why would you want to dive into making your own leather sandals?

Well, for starters, imagine rocking a pair of leather sandals that no one else has. That's the wonderful thing about DIY. You get to design something that really says 'you' and stands out in a crowd, and you can embellish to your heart's delight.

In terms of quality, when you follow our "How to make leather sandalsguide, you'll see the emphasis on picking the best materials, as we do at Popov Leather. This means you're in control.

Your sandals will not only feel good but will quite likely last longer than some store-bought ones.

And you know, making sandals can be a fun way to get into leathercrafting.

It's not just about the end product; it's about the journey and the hands-on experience. It's a beautiful, medititative practice that you can do on weekends and in your spare time.


Thinking about the planet?

DIY projects like this can be all about you making a greener choice for your life. You can choose sustainable materials, cutting down on waste and the usual mass production stuff.

Lastly, there's something super satisfying about wearing something you've made with your own two hands. Every time you slip into those sandals, you'll remember the time (hopefully peacefully) that you spend on them.

It's not just about fast fashion; it's a story, a memory of the time you learned how to make leather sandals.

And trust me, it's a story worth sharing!

Written by Ryan Popoff

Ryan Popoff is the creative mind behind Popov Leather wallets, iPhone cases, belts, watch bands and journals since 2013. With a Bachelor Degree in Fine Arts, my leatherworking journey began at home. I wanted to create a simple leather wallet that could fit into my front pocket and — to my delight — it was a hit with family and friends. Hopefully you love our honest, quality leather goods too! Reach out with questions.

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1 comment

Bimenyimana Fiston

Bimenyimana Fiston

i live in Burundi, and i love how to make sandals and i would like to start a little bisness of selling sandals but i want also to emprove skills about how to make sandals. can you please do something for me?
first of all i want to have a lot of different sandals pdf patterns after learn how to make my own sandal patterns.

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