A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: If you see a project that you think is awesome and deserves to be a featured project, you can click the THIS ROCKS button to nominate it!
Total Members: 305,732
Currently Running With Scissors:
627 Guests and 16 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1] 2  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: leather bag  (Read 7016 times)
Tags for this thread: bag , medieval  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
sarach
« on: June 10, 2011 05:09:25 PM »



I'm going to a Renaissance fair/Medieval festival for a week in August... so I'm making a costume to wear. I'm going to make a blue linen dress...but I've been putting it off because I'm no good at sewing clothes and because I'm waiting for my friend to lend me her dress pattern first... Anyway the dress won't have any pockets, so I made a bag that I can wear on my belt...

It's my first time working with leather and I had a lot of fun with it!

Closeup of the pattern:


(Not really going for historical accuracy, I just made a pattern that I thought looked sort of medieval...)  Wink
« Last Edit: June 11, 2011 11:00:13 AM by sarach » THIS ROCKS   Logged
Tatterhood
Offline Offline

Posts: 343
Joined: 01-May-2010

I have a wooden spoon!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2011 05:23:26 PM »

This is awesome! Nice leather tooling.

I'm going to be making a viking bag, kinda similar to this style. Did you use a bag pattern, or did you wing it? It'll also be my first time working with leather, so I'm a bit curious!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

My Portfolio & Blog
Games that I make for iPhone & iPad!
And I wasn't kidding about that spoon!
Jane2
« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2011 05:24:01 PM »

You have a great future ahead of you if that is your first time with leather!
Looks great!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
shan-E-bear
Offline Offline

Posts: 820
Joined: 26-Mar-2010

I don't DO Normal


View Profile
« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2011 05:26:54 PM »

Ohh I totally love it! This would look awesome with my new ren faire costume (which isn't done yet) I haven't worked with real leather at all and would definitely like to know how to do this kind of work.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Check me out!! I was featured on Geekcrafts.com!

50 Crafts in 2011 60!/50

I went wisting!!
sarach
« Reply #4 on: June 10, 2011 05:50:58 PM »

Quote
This is awesome! Nice leather tooling.

I'm going to be making a viking bag, kinda similar to this style. Did you use a bag pattern, or did you wing it?


Thank you!  Cheesy

No, I didn't use a pattern... It's fairly simple to put together. I just drew the shape I wanted for the front of the bag and cut it out, and cut out another piece for the back but left some extra leather on the top so that I would have something to fold over (I did the shape for that last, so I knew how it would look with the bag)

And then I just decided how wide I wanted it to be (about 5 cm) and cut out a long strip... and stitched everyting together... so it' just 3 separate pieces... and then I added the straps on the back and the one in front to keep the flap closed...

My dad makes knifes and leather sheaths, so he gave me some pointers on how to sew, and lent me his tools... so that was a big help!

« Last Edit: June 10, 2011 05:52:17 PM by sarach » THIS ROCKS   Logged
aisy
« Reply #5 on: June 10, 2011 07:39:28 PM »

it looks great!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Sharalee
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

www.wists.com/SharaLee http://pinterest.com/sharalee3/pins/?filter=likes
Offline Offline

Posts: 3306
Joined: 28-Feb-2010

Retired Hairstylist/Crafter


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #6 on: June 11, 2011 08:38:20 AM »

This is a awesome job!! Very cool. Especially your own design. Cheesy I've never done anything in leather. You need to make more things!! Wink Thanks for showing.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

http:/pinterest.com/sharalee3


"Yet Another TM Patch Swap RD 3"
"Fall Character Ninni Swap"
'Christmas Stocking Swap RD 10"




Will do personal swaps!! I make Art Dolls/Junker Jane Dolls/Raggedy Ann & Andy Dolls/also TM Patches
nikschaf
« Reply #7 on: June 11, 2011 04:53:16 PM »

Looks wonderful!  Nicely done!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
AshtonagoL
« Reply #8 on: June 11, 2011 07:11:32 PM »

Wow!  Very nice!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Schlrte
Tutorial Contributor

Offline Offline

Posts: 214
Joined: 20-Mar-2011


View Profile WWW
« Reply #9 on: June 12, 2011 12:42:21 AM »

Great work!!! I did not dare to sew leather...  Wink
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I am from germany, so PLEASE excuse my bad english! Thanks!

My Blog: http://frauschloerte.de
facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Frau-Schl%C3%B6rte/599259393465381
twitter: http://www.twitter.com/Schloerte
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
The Difference Between BBQ And Grilling
How to Make Southern Pulled-Pork Sandwiches
Man U: How To Grill
How to Make Sloppy Joes
Firehouse Chef Shares His Chili Recipe
Latest Blog Articles
Handmade Gift Ideas: Sherlock Matchbox
@Home This Weekend: Bottlecap Magnets
Tute Tuesday: Dark Chocolate Bacon Pecan Pie

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.