Leather Bag Construction shown in 6 quick steps. Easy to follow step-by-step guide to success.
1. Sketch out your design and measurements.
Don’t forget to include your centre lines and other details.
2. Make a card model.
This is the least expensive way to make mistakes!
3. Draw up your pattern.
Double (or treble) check your measurements
4. Select the leather.
We used 2.2 – 2.5mm veg tanned shoulder
5. Cut out the bag parts
Prepare all the pieces for assembly
6. Assemble the bag and stitch.
We stitched by hand using 18/3 waxed linen thread
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