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I put contact sprayed on leather. Lay on table put some heavy on top of it let dry .then sew edge then put a little tea to stan ticking
 

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Jerry: Some of that Gorilla glue expands, even "bubbles" as it dries. I'd either just sew it in place or use barge cement. If you just sew- you have two materials the ticking and the deer hide. When you glue, that changes everything- one solid, thicker material that in my opinion is far superior. As stated, use a brush or spreader- like an old credit card, and coat the deer hide and carefully push on the ticking- the big thing here is no wrinkles or air pockets between the two. Take plenty of time getting them in place. Then I'd sew inside out and turn the thing right side out so that it tends to balloon open. If that makes sense.
 

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I know this revelation may make my skills as a Scouter suspect, but we use Badgemagic to attach patches to uniforms - no sewing. I’ve had patches attached this way for years and even go thru the washer and dryer with no issue. I think it would work in your case. It’s a bit like double sided tape.

 

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Thank you all for the feedback. I intend to try the spray adhesive first. I also found some very thin, half inch wide leather used as bias tape to roll over the edges. I will see how it all works out. This is my first attempt at this!

Jerry
 

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Following "Recreating the 18th Century Hunting Pouch" by T.C. Albert along with a DVD "Recreating the Kentucky Rifle Hunting Pouch" by Ken Scott I came up with this one using German Tanned Bucksin for back panel, gussets, pockets, and straps. The front panel is Groundhog and the front flap is half Groundhog and half Buckskin.

Following their instructions I cut the Fabric same as the pouch parts and glued them together, setting aside to dry as I went. While Ken says he used White Glue i chose to use BARGE, it's a bit harder to work with but I feel best in long term use. I only glued along the edges myself but again Ken glued all over if I recall (been a few years now).
**the black mark on inside of flap is dye that bled from the Indigo blue linen thread. The red beads is me practicing with beads, next I want to quill the rest...maybe.

Its seen a bit of use and holding up just fine.
**the strap is buckskin sewed over canvas so it dont stretch
 

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I have also made a belt pouch for my wife and myself the same way using Elk and Buckskin with pillow ticking for inner lining.
And using Staples to hold the pieces together as you sew is a Great help as well, keeps thing from slipping on you and the holes close right up when removed.
 

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