Cut the leather blank in half length wise and then cut (4) 1 1/2" rectangles.
Using the leather cord as a guide for width, apply a thin line of GS Hypo cement to the very edge of the short end of the leather rectangle and carefully roll it around the leather cord to where the glue coated edge touches the back of the leather. Hold down with tweezers until the glue sets enough to repeat for the other end.
Glue all tabs and let them set up.
Find the middle of the tab and mark the backside with a pen, to punch the hole for the rivet.
Place the rivet from the face of the leather and set with the hammer.
Cut a piece of leather cord 30" in length and center the button on it, tying an overhand knot just below the button.
String the tabs onto the leather cord, using an awl or reamer to open up the channel if necessary.
Tie another overhand knot below the tabs about 1/2" below the last strung leather tab.
To create the closure for the button, we will create a "button hole" by making another overhand knot above the last one large enough to fit the button. My last knot is right at 7 1/2".
Trim the excess leather an inch above the knot.
Tools and Materials Needed:
1.5" x 7.5" Leather Bracelet Blanks, Silver/Bronze- 1pc Eyelet Setter Kit- 4pc TierraCast Antique Silver Bali Flower Button, 18mm- 1pc 2mm Round Leather Cord, Copper- 30" BeadSmith Bench Block With Wood Base, 4x4"- 1pc The BeadSmith 1 Pound Brass Head Mallet Mini Punch Set or Revolving Punch Plier G-S Hypo Cement Nipper Tool Bent Nose Tweezers Scissors