This is one small object that should last a lifetime: Make one for each family member, then color-code or monogram them individually.

Updated July 19, 2019
Read step by step instructions after the video.

Sources

Natural cowhide-leather strap, 5/8" by 50", tandyleatherfactory.com

Easy-to-Do rivets and setter, tandyleatherfactory.com

Waxed-cotton cord, 1 mm, glamourla.etsy.com

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What you need

Materials
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How to do it

Part 1

Step 1

Waxed-Twine Closure: Following dimensions in diagram, cut a strip of leather.

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Step 2

With awl and a mallet, make 4 small holes as indicated on diagram.

Step 3

Slide ring onto strap and bend so holes align. Thread needle with cord and sew closed, stitching through twice and finishing with a square knot. With craft knife, trim ends to make even. Finish sides or ends with paint pen, if desired.

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Step 4

Rivet Closure: Following dimensions in diagram, cut a strip of leather.

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Step 5

With awl and a mallet, or rotary punch, make 2 holes as indicated on diagram.

Step 6

Slide ring onto strap and bend so holes align. Set rivet.

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