Basic Leather Carving Instructions Part VII
Seeder Tool Usage
In leather working the seeder is used mainly in the center of scrolls and flowers.
|24. The seeder is used primarily to create flower centers and to embellish scroll ends. They are available in a variety of sizes, and both smooth or textured.||25. A single seed impression is usually used in the center of the scroll ends.|
|26. Flower centers are made by first stamping seeder impressions around the perimeter of the center.||27. The seeder is then used to fill in the center.|
The pattern used here is from the excellent tutorial book The Leatherworking Manual. I highly recommend this book.
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