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DIY Idea, Leather Satchel
I needed a substitute for a purse for those times when I only need to bring my essentials with me. So I made this.

You want to make one too?

Posted by EvaForeva Published See EvaForeva's 7 projects »
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  • How to make a satchel. Leather Satchel - Step 1
    Step 1

    Cut out two rectangular pieces tracing a letter-sized paper.

  • How to make a satchel. Leather Satchel - Step 2
    Step 2

    Place two dots 3" from each side and 3/4" from the top.

  • How to make a satchel. Leather Satchel - Step 3
    Step 3

    Punch holes in placed you just marked using ...hole puncher.

  • How to make a satchel. Leather Satchel - Step 4
    Step 4

    Fold the top seam so that the holes would be right on top and sew along that edge as shown in photo below.

  • How to make a satchel. Leather Satchel - Step 5
    Step 5

    Insert the rope in one of the holes and push it through and out using something long like a knitting needle.

  • How to make a satchel. Leather Satchel - Step 6
    Step 6

    Make a knot to secure its place. Repeat the process on the other side.

  • How to make a satchel. Leather Satchel - Step 7
    Step 7

    Fold the two pieces right side in and sew along the edges.

  • How to make a satchel. Leather Satchel - Step 8
    Step 8

    This step is optional but if you would like to give your pouch a bit of a dimensional shape, take the bottom two corners and sew across as shown in photo below.

  • How to make a satchel. Leather Satchel - Step 9
    Step 9

    All done.

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linda l.
linda l. · Farmville, Virginia, US
Is it the type of machine or the size of the needle? Thanks. It's very nice.
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Jaggs
Jaggs · Hendersonville, North Carolina, US
What type of sewing machine do you have that will sew leather?
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Ichigo M.
Ichigo M. · 13 projects
yeah where did you get the leather?
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Mac Joy
Mac Joy · Seattle, Washington, US · 6 projects
where did u get the leather??
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