A DIY Leather Baseball Pattern: Make Your Own | Popov Leather

A DIY Leather Baseball Pattern: Make Your Own

We take a baseball and wrap some lovely Horween leather around it. Why? Because we can.

Baseball Patter in Horween Leather
Leather Baseball Pattern

A Horween Leather Baseball Pattern

In this YouTube video, Bob takes apart a baseball and re-skins it with our English Tan Horween leather and a paper baseball pattern. We use the pattern provided below for the cut-out, but you will have to provide your own supplies. In this video, we use a few items you might have at home. See below.

What You Need to make this Baseball Pattern

  • Leather
  • Paper
  • Cardboard
  • Scissors
  • Scratch Awl
  • Craft Knife

  • Chisel Punch
  • Mallet
  • Harness Needles
  • Thread
  • Lighter
  • Baseball

Download the template below and watch the video to see how we put this leather baseball pattern together.


The baseball stitch that we use can be a bit tricky, so be sure to also check out this video which goes into depth on how to do a baseball stitch.


Download the leather Baseball Pattern (PDF)

Want to learn more about LEatherwork?

Did you have fun putting together this baseball pattern? Want to start your own leatherworking journey, but not sure where to begin? 


We started selling DIY Kits back in 2020 as a response to the COVID pandemic. Since then, these kits have skyrocketed in popularity. We've helped thousands of folks start their craft through these kits - everything you need to start one project whether you have the tools or not. It's my hope to show folks that this is not a daunting hobby and that anyone can do it.

"People ask me what I do in the winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring."

Rogers Hornsby


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