"The Louis " Leather Hobo - Kit & Paper Pattern - £119

"The Louis " Leather Hobo - Kit & Paper Pattern - £119


Tan Brown
Taupe Grey
Dark Green
Bright Red

 "The Louis" Leather Hobo Bag – Kit, Paper Pattern & Written instructions and acesss to the full colour brochure on Facebook.



What you can expect from your kit:

We have this gorgeous classic leather hobo bag kit for sale. Included in your leather handbag making kit you will have all the leather, materials, stabilizers & components needed to make your bag. The kits will include all the pieces pre-cut, so no worry about cutting at home. We have it all sorted for you. This is one of my favourite bags. The Louis Hobo bag is a really cool design. It’s a really smart everyday bag that is not only really stylish it also fits a lot inside. it’s got a secure zip pocket and unusual round bugatti handle and interesting hardware. You might like to use it for yourself as an everyday bag or simply to make one for a friend, they will love you for it! 


What's included in your kit

  • Paper pattern
  • A4 written brochure
  • All pattern pieces have a 1cm seam allowance already added
  • Pre-cut 1mm thick leather ready for assembly
  • Pre-cut stablisers
  • Pre cut lining
  • Pre-cut leather bugatti handle and filler x 1
  • 2 x handle holders
  • 2 x trigger hooks
  • 1 x magnet
  • 2 x 20 cm zips, (1 main body zip and 1 inside zip pocket)
  • universal Teflon foot for your domestic sewing machine
  • Polyester thread
  • Leather point needle
  • Small pot of tragacanth gum for polishing
  • Small pot of copydex glue


What you have to choose

We have 9 leather colour options black, tan brown, dark green, navy, purple, taupe, bright red, fuchsia  or teal (see image of leather colours in this description, scroll down images)

The metal component choices are gold, silver or antique brass. During the checkout process please select which colour leather and component type you would like. 

 What you’ll need + tools

I have designed all our patterns in a way that makes them achievable on domestic home sewing machines. You will need a few specific things to sew leather but  these are included in the kit, a Teflon foot , leather point needles size 110/18, nylon bonded thread size m60 or polyester thread. You will need a zipper foot.

Tools needed: Domestic sewing machine, scissors, bull dog clips or quilting clips, cutting mat and an iron.

Learning outcomes

  • How to use our hobo bag pattern template
  • Instructions on how to cut leather, which tools to use, what to look out for
  • How to cut lining & fusing
  • Methods & techniques for preparing leather for sewing
  • Ways to finish edges of leather with a plisging agent
  • Professional construction techniques and methods
  • How to sew a zipped pocket
  • How to attach a magnetic clasp
  • How to assemble a hobo bag in stages
  • How to make a bugatti handle
  • How to attach the leather handle tabs with rivets

Product Dimensions

Length 34cm x Height 34cm x Width 10cm  Handle drop 20cm


All shipping is done through Uk Royal Mail tracked & insured service. Uk residence it takes approximately 2 working day, Eu we use  Airsure® mail it takes up to 5 days to Western Europe, 7 days to Eastern Europe and 10 days for the rest of the world. Items are always sent with a tracked and insured service so that your purchase arrives with you safely and stress-free for both parties


COPYRIGHT AND LICENSING INFORMATION You are welcome to sell your creations made from our patterns at markets, shops or online stores. However, we ask you to promote our company name alongside yours, “handbag made by x-designer, created from an RJ Leather Studio Pattern.” You cannot claim the design to be your own and factory or mass production is strictly prohibited. You may not make copies of the pattern, or use it for any classes.