As he explained, he used one leather hide on these various parts, and the second hide on the main dashboard piece. Because there were so many photos he sent, however, this post will only show you the work on the center console.
First, how the air vent came out:
|Even from the side - so clean!
If you recall how we decided that the red stitching should be 3mm in length -
|From a distance, it looks very good. Subtle against the black leather.
|Here you can see how the center console cover stitching lines up to the stitching on the body of the console
|View from the other side
|Close up of the above. Ok, so not machine perfect but I WANT the handmade look! Oh, it's beautiful anyway.
|And the stitching extends all the way to the front of the center console piece.
|But the stitching is asymmetric - so NOT on the right side. By design, though.
|Beautiful! Ok so the square corners were tough, but overall came out very nice.
|I mean, look at THIS! The stitching, the leather and how the Alcantara is stitched to it. FANTASTIC! Note also how there is leather and Alcantara on the hinge sections and the screws are countersunk in. PERFECTION!
|Of course, the UNDERSIDE of the console cover - I wasn't expecting this!
|Close up of interior. Wow, it's going to be tough to install anything in there (oops, did I give something away...???)