Thrift stores are full of old leather belts, jackets and purses that are so far out of style / size / this decade (!) that no one really wants them. So they're often insanely cheap. Here's my challenge to you:  I've gathered 23 projects for you. If you leave this post without being inspired to dig out that old jacket ... or rush out and thrift one of those poor old leather items, I'll bite down on something ...