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Cross Draw Holsters

Crossdraw holsters have stood as a symbol of ease and convenience in firearm carriage for years. No matter if you are looking for leather cross draw holster variants or specific cross draw revolver holster models, Craft Holsters is your one-stop destination for an extensive selection of customized crossdraw holsters. If you’re not yet decided on which gun holster to buy next, read on and learn why our crossdraw holsters are the way to go.

What is a Crossdraw Holster?

Have you ever been engrossed in a thrilling Western or a detective movie where the protagonist skillfully draws their gun from a cross draw holster? This type of holster is positioned across the body, allowing for an intuitive and comfortable draw, particularly when seated. Traditionally a favorite among law enforcement and gun enthusiasts, the cross draw concealment holster has garnered popularity among civilians, offering not only functionality but also an undeniable stylish allure, especially those crafted from premium leather.

Main Features of Crossdraw Holsters

  1. Time-honored wearing style coupled with modern finesse
  2. Suitable for both concealed and open carry with cross draw concealed holsters
  3. Offering exceptional balance and premium comfort
  4. Easy and swift access to your firearm
  5. Can be worn in various positions, optimizing comfort and access
  6. Ideal for larger handguns, including revolvers with the cross draw revolver holster
  7. Often integrated with additional compartments for ammo storage
  8. Easy concealment, particularly in colder months with a cross draw concealment holster

Main Types of Cross Draw Holsters

Craft Holsters prides itself on presenting a varied range of cross draw holster options suitable for different occasions and preferences. Here's a brief look into our major categories of crossdraw holsters:

Leather Cross Draw Holster

Experience the luxury and durability with our leather cross draw holster series, perfectly blending traditional craftsmanship with modern functionalities.

Cross Draw Revolver Holster

Ideal for those who prefer revolvers, our cross draw revolver holster category presents holsters that are both stylish and practical.

Cross Draw Western Holster

Delve into the world of wild west with our cross draw western holster collection, merging age-old aesthetics with contemporary requirements.

Cross Draw Concealed Holster

Discover the ease of cross draw concealment with cross draw concealed holsters, promising not just style but also utmost convenience. Even though our cross draws only attach outside the waistband, hiding them from the unwanted eyes is very easy, so you can now enjoy your cross draw holster for concealed carry too.

Materials Utilized in Crafting Crossdraw Holsters

Craft Holsters is known for its extensive range of materials used in the crafting of cross draw holsters. From premium quality leather to other durable materials, here's what you can expect:

Leather Crossdraw Holsters

Our leather cross draw holsters are made from high-grade Italian leather, offering durability coupled with style, promising a lifetime of service.

Cross Draw Nylon Holsters

Besides leather, we offer nylon cross draw holsters made of soft and breathable materials promising resilience and longevity, ensuring a safe and comfortable carrying experience.

Crossdraw Holsters FAQ

What is a Cross Draw Holster?

A cross draw holster is a type of gun holster that is designed to be worn on the opposite side of the dominant hand, allowing for a crossbody draw. This style of holster is popular for its comfort and easy access, particularly when seated.

How to Wear a Cross Draw Holster?

To wear a cross draw holster, position it on your belt or waistband on the opposite side of your dominant hand. The angle of the holster should allow for an intuitive and comfortable drawing motion across your body.

What are the Best Cross Draw Holsters?

The best cross draw holsters are those that meld premium materials with excellent craftsmanship, ensuring a perfect fit for your firearm and offering ease of access. Our top recommendations at Craft Holsters are:

  1. Open Top Cross Draw Holster - Raptor
  2. Cross Draw Holster
  3. Cross Draw Gun Holster


If you get one of the best leather cross draw holsters above, it’s highly likely you won’t need to do any cross draw holster break-in. However, in case your new holster feels a bit too tight or the leather strap too short, just follow our Leather Cross Draw Holster Break-in Guide. And if you don’t have any break-in solution at hand, feel free to get our Leather Holster Break-in Kit.

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Best Gun Holster Accessories

Choose the right accessories below that will enhance your carry. Don't forget that a proper magazine pouch, a belt or a concealed carry bag are always good choices.


Get yourself a custom mag pouch or speedloader pouch. Becasue there is never "enough ammo" right?

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A solid and stable gun belt is what you need to prevent your holster and the rest of your EDC from sagging.

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care kits

Don't forget to get yourself a handy kit that contains everything you need to make sure your holster will last you a lifetime.

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Cross Draw Holsters Holsters Pros and Cons

  • Perfect choice for driving, hunting, and sedentary jobs
  • Cross draw holster prevent shoulder pains upon draw
  • Ideal match for full-size pistols and large-framed revolvers
  • Great stability on the belt
  • Less immediate access to the firearm as with strong-side holsters
  • Drawing takes some time to get used to
  • Poorly constructed cross draw holsters might create discomfort

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