Simple Leather Briefcase

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Step 1: Materials & Cut Out the Pattern & Punching

Materials

1) Leather (scrap of vegetable tanned leather, Thickness 2mm)

2) Rivets - 4~5mm , 12ea

3) Punch - 2mm, 3mm

4) Thread & Needle

Step 2: Smoothing Edges & Applying Finishes

1. Use Edge Beveler on the edges

2. Applying finishes on the total area ( You can use just Water ^^)

3. Please fold the form of a bag

Step 3: Put a Rivet

1. After puching and put the rivet

Now this bag is almost finished.

Step 4: For Handle !!

The Handle is very important.

1. Cut out the Handle-pattern & Attached to the leather Bond.

2. Griffe Size 4mm for Sewing.

3. The stitching is strong.

4. Use Edge Beveler on the Handle - edges

Step 5: Handle Connection

1. punching & use rivet for Handle connection

Step 6: Completion !!!

About 2 Hours, This bag is completed.

The magazine, about 5 books in the Bag!

Thank you.

See you next the leather craft.

Step 7: Pattern (bag & Handle)

So many requests for this pattern.

Pattern can be printed and used.

Please use the size changing, You can create a big bag & small bag.

It also includes a handle ^^

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    SharonVR

    12 hours ago on Step 7

    Very clever no-sew construction!

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    anetteap

    3 years ago

    HI, This is ssooooo cool. PLEASE help with a pattern or at least dimensions?

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    kanglamo

    3 years ago

    very nice and elegant! what's the metal item in step 5?

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    Andersenleather

    3 years ago

    This bag has such clean lines which makes it look very elegant. How are the snap buttons holding up? The have to deal with a great deal of load if you put anything heavy in the bag

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    cgates30

    3 years ago on Introduction

    If you can save your pattern as a PDF or write the dimensions down (on the template and just take a new photo), many people would try making this. It looks really nice!

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    taricp35AAAHan

    Reply 4 years ago on Introduction

    No, you posted a photo of the pattern, that is not a pattern. There are no size dimensions shown on the photo so to a novice, the photo would be of no help.

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    dimdiode

    4 years ago on Introduction

    I really like this bag, it is simple yet elegant and very functional. It is an example of straightforward and uncluttered design at it's very best. Well done indeed.

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    kurisutofukurisutofu

    Reply 4 years ago

    I should have said sewing, not stitching I guess ;)

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    lets build

    4 years ago

    What was the name of the tool you used to make multiple holes really quickly?