DIY Leather Crafting: How To Make A Leather Tote (Shopper and Shoulder) Bag (Intro to sewing)

Auke & Jildou De Vor, Design, DIY, fashion & creativity

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9 Lessons (11m)
    • 1. Intro "Tote (Shopper) bag"

      1:12
    • 2. Tools and materials

      1:15
    • 3. About the leather

      0:43
    • 4. Making the pattern

      1:14
    • 5. Cut out the pieces

      1:20
    • 6. Sewing part 1

      1:16
    • 7. Sewing part 2

      2:07
    • 8. Sewing part 3 and Finishing

      1:26
    • 9. Class project

      0:40

About This Class

About This Class

Learn step-by-step how to make this leather tote (shopper) bag from scratch. 

This tote (shopper) bag is so classic and simple that it can be worn by anyone. A smart and functional tote that translates through seasons and events. Perfect proportions for travel, market , books or your laptop and essentials.

I've made a lot of leather products so I love to teach you one of my favorite items. I only make products from upcycled materials. So I hope you can also find some used leather like an old jacket or leather furniture.
So in this class I teach you step by step how to make this awesome and unique tote (shopper) bag: 

  • What you need, materials and tools
  • How to make your own pattern
  • Working with your leather