Introduction: Leather Brifecase

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You can have this acrylic pattern from here:

The finished size is about: 12.6" x 9.1" x 4.3" (32cm x 23cm x 11cm).

Hardware: 40cm No.5 zipper x1, No.5 slider x2, 24cm No.3 zipper x1, No.3 slider x1, 25mm square button x2, 25mm needle buckle x2, 10mm x5mm Chicago screw x3, 18mm magnetic button button x1

Leather: We advice 2.0mm (5oz) leather for main body, size 90cm x 46cm, 1.2mm(3oz) leather for inlayer, size 33cm x 33cm, 1.0mm(2.5oz) leather for welt, size 110cm x 2cm x2, and 4mm(10oz) leather for shoudler strap, size 95cm x 2.5cm, and 50cm x 2.5cm.

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

Step 1: First Let Me Show You How to Install Zipper.

Step 2: Cut All Pieces, and Punch Stitching Holes on Each Piece by Following the Acrylic Pattern.

Step 3: We First My Front Zipper Pouch, Glue No.3 Zipper on Zipper Pouch Zipper Leather's Hole and Sew It On.

Step 4: Sew Zipper Leather With Gusset Leather to Form a Circle. Before Sewing, Please Thin Edge Firstly.

Step 5: Now We Sew Front Piece With the Circle, Thin the Edges Before Sewing.

Step 6: Sew Front Piece With the Circle by Grain Side to Grain Side (flesh Side Out)

Step 7: Turn the Grain Side Out After Sewing to Finish the Front Zipper Pouch, We Will Sew It on Main Body Later.

Step 8: Now We Make the Front Flap Pouch. Install Female Magnetic Button on Front Piece.

Step 9: Thin the Edges.

Step 10: Install Male Magnetic Button on Flap Strengthen Leather.

Step 11: Glue Flap Strengthen Leather With Flap Leather, Thin the Edges Before Glue.

Step 12: Thin Edges of Gusset.

Step 13: Sew Front Piece With Gusset.

Step 14: Glue No. 5 Zipper on Main Zipper Leather's Hole and Sew It On.

Step 15: Install Tabs and Square Ring on Main Gusset With Rivets.

Step 16: Glue Gusset With Zipper Leather As a Circle and Sew Them Together.

Step 17: Glue Inlay Leather on Flesh Side of Main Body Front and Back Leather to Form the Inner Pouch.

Step 18: Sew Flap Pouch on Front Leather.

Step 19: Sew Flap On.

Step 20: Sew Zipper Pouch on Front Leather Too.

Step 21: Sew Front and Back Leather With Main Gusset Circle, Please Notice That I Sew Them by Grain Side In.

Step 22: After Sewing, Turn Grain Side Outside. the Bag Is OK.

Step 23: Now We Make Shoulder Strap, It Is Very Easy.