"The Neville" Leather Backpack - PDF Pattern & Full Colour Brochure

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Description: This is a handy size leather backpack. It has a nice sturdy zip opening, and is quite wide so Ideal for carrying all your essentials for a day out! It also has a handy front zip pocket for quick access for your phone or oyster card. All pattern pieces have a 1cm seam allowance already added


Level: Intermediate / Advanced. Experience of sewing is essential for this bag


Dimensions : L 30cm x H 35cm x W 14cm  


What's Included: 5 x PDF downloads of the patterns and the A5 full colour written and photographic brochure
    Suggested Materials

    • Leather - 8 square ft of lightweight leather no more than 1mm thick
    • Heavy weight iron on fusing - 0.5 metre
    • Medium weight lining - 0.5 metre
    • 3 x Zips - 1 x 61cm (main body) and 2 x 18cm (pocket)


    Suggested 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, a Teflon foot, roller foot or walking foot & a zipper foot.
    • Leather point needles size 110/18, nylon bonded thread size m60 or polyester thread.
    • Scissors, rotary cutter, pliers, hole punch, rubber mallet, copydex glue, rivet setting tool, awl to score leather or a gel pen, burnishing agent called tragacanth gum, plastic or metal ruler, cutting mat, iron and a small screwdriver for the tassel holder.



    You are welcome to sell your creations made from our patterns at markets, shops or on your online store. However, we ask you to promote our company name alongside yours, “handbag made by x-designer, created from a 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.

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