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  1. Making Leather Bags
    Making Leather Bags
    Making Leather Bags
    Making Leather Bags
    Making Leather Bags
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  2. Making Leather Bags

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Product Description

  • Sewing
  • Intermediate skill level
  • Watch classes on your own schedule: wherever, whenever you want
  • Your access never expires
  • 100% money back guarantee
Additional Information

Don't spend hundreds on a handbag when you can make one on your sewing machine. Customize and sew boutique-quality leather handbags with designer Don Morin.

Learn professional leatherwork techniques to create a sophisticated and stylish leather tote using Don’s Craftsy-exclusive pattern. Discover tips for selecting quality leather and to efficiently lay out your pattern to get the most and best from your leather hide. Customize the interior of your bag to suit your unique needs, and create pocketed side panels without extra bulk. Add that extra polish with contrasting leather, mitered gusset corners, rouleaux handles and an expertly installed zipper.

Make this class your latest accessory. Enroll now in Making Leather Bags.

What You’ll Learn

  • Construction methods and design process using a spec sheet
  • To shop for, mark and cut leather hides
  • To skive, stabilize and sew leather pieces
  • To add contrasting trim and make rouleaux handles
  • To design and create a bag lining with custom features
  • To attach a zipper and lining to leather facing
  • To reinforce your bag base and fashion mitered corners

What You’ll Make

  • A boutique-level tote handbag
What you get:
  • 9 HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers from Don in our virtual classroom
The Craftsy Guarantee:
  • Watch classes on your own schedule: wherever, whenever you want
  • Your access never expires
  • 100% money back guarantee
Lesson plan:
  1. Meet Don Morin & Plan Your Bag (12:40)

    Meet instructor Don Morin and start designing your bag. Learn about construction methods and discuss bag functionality.

  2. Leather Selection & Cutting (28:56)

    Examine different types of leather and learn what you should consider when buying leather. Don explains how to mark and cut the leather and how to make a mockup.

  3. Machine Setup & Outer Pocket (28:27)

    Learn what tools you'll need to make your bag, and sew the outer pocket. Don's step-by-step instruction will help you attach the pocket.

  4. Assembling Bag Front & Adding Trim (22:55)

    Sew together the front panels of the bag and add contrasting trim.

  5. Making & Attaching Rouleaux Straps (43:13)

    Sew, trim and attach rouleaux handles to your bag, then add top trim with Don's expert guidance and make the bag's straps.

  6. Lining Your Bag (45:11)

    Choose, prepare and insert your lining fabric along with a zipper pocket. Sew along with Don each step of the way!

  7. Adding a Zipper Top (24:56)

    Attach a zipper to your bag opening.

  8. Base, Side Seams & Corners (40:54)

    Prepare, attach and topstitch the base of your bag, then sew the side seams and create mitered corners.

  9. Finishing Your Bag (26:48)

    Sew your lining sides and mitered corners. Reinforce the bottom of the bag and recess the zipper for a beautifully finished project.

System Requirements:

  • Supported OS: Web Browser

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