Simple Leather Bag Tutorial

Have you ever sewn with leather? This Simple Leather Bag is a great beginner project! You’ll find the tutorial over at Between the Lines!



  • leather – she used a leather hide of approx. 0.55 m² but any large (combined) piece of leather would do
  • leather cording for strap (determine how long you want your straps to be, and add an extra 15 cm to each strap for knotting – so, if one strap measures x you will need 2(x + 15 cm) in total.
  • thread, linen or nylon, as long as it’s strong
  •  magnetic snap
  • 2 needles
  • pricking iron or a stitching awl
  • mallet, rubber or wooden hammer
  • hole punch
  • glue, a standard crafts glue is fine
  • optional: beeswax to wax sewing thread

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See the full Simple Leather Bag tutorial here!

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