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I have outgrown my previous waxed canvas everyday carry bag, and decided it was time for me to make a new one. This Instructable will show you how I personally go about making a bag from start to finish. I do not start with any patterns, just ideas, and I let the bag evolve as I go. Also because I am aware that not everyone has or has access to a Industrial sewing machine, this bag will be sewn completely by hand.

This may be a tad lengthy, but if I loose or confuse anyone along the way, drop me a comment in the comments section, as I reply to all comments. Thanks in advance for reading my Instructable.

Step 1: Tools and Materials

This will be a list of tools that you may need to make this bag. As with every task, there is more than one way to accomplish something, and again this is how I go about it. If you have a tip or simpler way of doing something, please share in the comment section.

1. Leather

2. Waxed Leather Hand Sewing Thread

3. Leather hand sewing needles

4. Buckles

(a). 1" Buckle (2)

(b). 5/8" Buckles (2)

5. Trigger Snaps

6. Cooper Rivets

7. Cooper Rivet Setter

8. 1" D Ring

(a). 1" Square Rings

9. 10" Zipper

10. Hole Punch

11. Stitching Irons

12. Leather Weld

13. Round Punch (Optional)

14. Oval Punch

15. Double Sided Tape

16. Open Back Screw Posts

<p>Great work! Very neat &amp; clean. </p>
<p>Thank you very much!</p>
<p>Well-done...both bag and 'ible!</p>
<p>Thank you very much!</p>
<p>Amazing-thanks for sharing that!</p>
<p>Thanks!:)</p>
<p>Well done! Thanks for showing hand stitching.</p>
<p>Thank You!</p>
<p>Wao, well done.</p>
<p>Thanks!</p>
<p>Excellent looking bag, and a wonderful tutorial as well. All around, well done! :)</p>
<p>Thank you, I really appreciate it.</p>
<p>awesome , nice one and thank you for the details too. Will try this one :)</p>
<p>Thanks! Make sure to show it off when you do!</p>
<p>Very nice!</p>
<p>Thank You!</p>

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Bio: My Name is Kat, and I am an avid Diy"er. I enjoy creating with my hands, and I love when an idea becomes a ... More »
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