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I am so excited to share with you my latest project; I made these fantastic leather earrings using my Cricut EasyPress Mini. Making earrings never gets old because there are SO many varieties you can make.
Plus, they are straightforward and make wonderful gifts too.
Another idea is to make and sell leather earrings at craft sales or other community events.
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Leather Earrings Made With Cricut Easy Press Mini
The Cricut EasyPress Mini has made my life so much easier because it is perfect for small projects like these DIY earrings. Just prepare yourself because when you started wearing your homemade earrings, everyone is going to want to know where you got them.
Go wild and make your Leather
What Is A Cricut EasyPress Mini?
A Cricut EasyPress Mini is the newest addition to the Cricut family!
This compact Cricut is perfect for all of your smaller projects like decorating pockets, shirt sleeves, and stuffed animals.
The options are seriously endless when it comes to this Cricut EasyPress Mini!
Another feature that you are going to love if you are a user is its ability to help with pressing seams. It’s also fantastic for projects that involve paper piecing too.
You won’t lose any technology when it comes to the Cricut EasyPress Mini.
It has the same benefits of the Cricut EasyPress 2, including that it has an even heat plate.
You will be able to make all sorts of simple heat transfers because of the easy heat settings.
How To Make Leather Earrings
These fantastic leather earrings are made by pressing heat vinyl that has been cut with the Cricut onto the leather.
This is wonderful because you will be able to see the design on both sides of the earrings.
That’s especially great for people with shorter hair or if you wear your hair up. Okay, let’s get started.
- Cricut Faux Leather
- Cricut Brayer
- Jump Rings
- Earring Hooks
- Small Pliers
- Everyday Iron-On
- Earring Cut File
Tools To Make:
- Cricut Machine
- EasyPress Mini
- Fabric Grip Mat
How Hot Does The Cricut EasyPress Mini Get?
This will heat up to 400 degrees F. The heat plate is coated with ceramic and will automatically turn off after ten minutes if not in use.
Are The Leather Earrings Heavy?
Nope, these leather earrings are lightweight and don’t pull on our ears at all. As soon as you put them on you are going to love how they feel. No heavy jewels like some of the store-bought dangle earrings. Plus, you can make TONS of them so they go with all your outfits.
Can I Make Different Shaped Leather Earrings?
Yes, absolutely! You can make any shaped leather earrings that you want. That is what’s so fantastic about this entire process. You can create any type of style you like.
So think outside the box and get busy developing and making all sorts of fantastic designs. Plus, these homemade earrings are timeless, and everyone wants some!
Here are some shape ideas that will be great with these leather earrings:
- Circle – Some of them I made are circle and they turned out AMAZING!
- Triangle – Gives you a fun and funky look that will make your friends jealous they don’t have them. Gift idea!
- Folded Teardrop – As you can see, I made some folded teardrops and I can’t even tell you how cute they are.
- Long Rectangle – If you are looking for a classy look, a rectangle would be terrific. They would look awesome with some glitter leather.