Introduction: Cross Body Bag

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The finished size is about: 5.1" x 7.1" x 1.2" (13cm x 18cm x 3cm).

Hardware: 25cm No.5 zipper x1, No.5 slider x1, 13.7cm No.3 zipper x1, No.3 slider x1, 20mm D-ring x2, 9mm x 4mm Chicago screw x3, 20mm Dog hook x2, 20mm Needle buckle x1.

Leather: We advice 1.0mm (2.5oz) leather 24cm x 40cm, 2.0mm (5oz) leather for shoulder belt 2cm x 50cm + 2cm x 110cm, 1.0mm (2.5oz) leather for welt, 1.5cm x 60cm x2.

Tools: If you are a new leather player, try to considerate to have tool kit here:

Step 1: Cut All Leather Pieces, and Punch Stitching Holes.

Step 2: Let's Paint Mink Oil to Protect the Leather.

Step 3: Middle Fold and Glue the Welt.

Step 4: Hammer It After Glue.

Step 5: Punch Stitching Holes on Welt.

Step 6: Make Inlay Decoration, Here I Use Leather Mould to Make a Dog Paw, You Can Inlay Other Leather As Decoration.

Step 7: Sew Zipper on Down Front Piece.

Step 8: Sew Inlay On.

Step 9: Sew Upper Front Piece With Zipper, Here Is a Key Step, When We Sew Zipper With Upper Front Piece, We Also Sew Internal Pocket With Zipper and Upper Front.

Step 10: Sew Tabs With D-rings on Back Piece.

Step 11: Sew and Glue Half Zipper With Welt on Back Piece, We Glue From Anchor Point in the Middle.

Step 12: Sew and Glue the Other Half Zipper With Welt on Front Piece, We Also Begin From Middle Anchor Point.

Step 13: Now We Glue and Sew Gusset With Back Piece.

Step 14: Now We Sew the Other Gusset Side With Front, and Welt.

Step 15: Thin the Middle Anchor Point, Then When Welt Overlap Each Other, It Won't Be Too Thick. Here We Don't Sew the Tip of Zipper, Then Later We Can Install Slider On.

Step 16: Turn Grain Side Outside.

Step 17: Add Glue on Zipper Cloth to Make It More Wonderful.

Step 18: Install Zipper Slider and Sew Zipper With Gusset to Finish This Bag.

Step 19: