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Making a simple leather laptop bag (now with pattern!) | High on Glue
This is my first leather bag design. I have documented the process but it's not a full tutorial, yet. You might be able to follow along or create your own design based on this post. If you do, I would love to see what you come up with. Post it in the comments or send me a note. The idea: a simple, hand-stitched design The idea was to create a bag to hold a 15" laptop, a graphics tablet, small camera, lenses and other smaller things. It had to be a simple, hand-stitched design using 6-7 oz vegetable tanned leather. I didn't want to add any stiffeners, lining or hardware in order to keep the design simple. The first stage: planning and pattern making The second stage: cutting & sewing The finished bag