Understand the Basics of Handmade Leather Goods

In recent years, hand-made leather goods are very hot in the circle of handmade lovers. The small partners who like to work are “into the pits”. They can open the tools at home and have a few tools at home. Hundreds of pieces, but I have been groping for a few months, and the capital investment has to be over a thousand. The things I make are simply not going to go on. In fact, the leather goods are not only shaped, but more importantly, crafts, and the craft is that you can’t learn by yourself. of.

Since its inception, the EUCE workshop has paid great attention to the foundation, especially the craft foundation. At the beginning of the introduction, we usually only pay attention to the shape, to what level of packaging can be made to judge the level, and then we will find out more, the shape is easy to detail. Difficult, especially the assembly is complicated, and later, you will find that what is really difficult to do is not a big bag, but a small piece, such as a “zipper head, a strap”, making things simple, and making things fine, must have a deep foundation.

Learning purpose /

The purpose of learning will guide us in the direction of learning. If you like the package, you will pursue the shape. If you like the craftsmanship, the craftsmanship is your pursuit. If you make a living by this, it is to learn comprehensively. . The basic design of the EUCE workshop is to let the handmade leather goods enthusiasts learn a comprehensive basic craft, less detours, and make a modelful work in a short time.

Learning Content/

The basic class consists of 5 different crafts with different difficulty levels. When learning 30 lessons, you will learn common basic techniques. During the study, the works can be taken away. After learning, the materials, tools, hardware, treatment agents, dyes, patterns, The process has a comprehensive understanding of the ability to make regular versions.


Description: Short clips and long clips are basically the first works that touch the handmade leather goods. Everyone must do it, and it is also the easiest item to receive the order.

Process: Identification, cutting, cutting, pasting, edge sealing, snoring, stitching, curved paste, painting decorative lines, card position production, etc.

After the short clip is done, the common small pieces such as long clips, key cases, card packs, handbags, business card holders, and glasses bags can all be tried. The short clip contains the curved paste and the card position, which is the most complete and complete process in the small piece.

Main tools: Knives, edger, chamfers, shallow rounds, etc.


Description: The strap is the most difficult object in the small piece, no one. The difficulty of making is mainly the cutting of the inner core, the shovel of the edge is thin, and the operation space of the small object is limited, and it is often a matter of not being able to hold it.

Process: Inner core making, drumming (high and low double drum), shaping, strap removal assembly, fine size confirmation, buckle installation.

Doing a strap is definitely a process of being abused, because it will often be scrapped. Precise cutting, edge shovel thinning, core making, glue coating, shaping, and snoring will not affect the finished product aesthetics even if it is not done well. Can’t get the finished product. However, after the strap is completed, the drums and shaping will be pure, and the difference between men’s portable briefcases selling 2000 and 5000 may be to make drums and shape, but to do this process well, it takes a long time to practice. This is why most studios have a chamfering machine.

The main tools: shovel thin knife, plastic rod, row punch, one word punch and so on.


Note: It is very tangled to make a short clip, but the craftsmanship here must really be learned. After all, the learning process is not a finished product. Japanese short-term is a classic version, including two main processes of snoring and zipper.

Process: Dyeing, zipper installation, arc cutting, assembly after splitting, complex version assembly, single wave and double wave appearing and using at different times, primary color vegetable edge treatment, anti-dyeing method, The money cloth buckle (four joint buckle) is assembled.

Starting from the third piece of work, the primary color vegetable tannins can be used for more than one level. According to the experience of our previous students, the novices insist on making the original color for half a year, and then start other leather materials. Progress is particularly fast. Moreover, the primary color vegetable tannin dyeing will enrich the style of the work, and it is not necessary to prepare so much leather material, thereby reducing capital investment.

The third piece learns to separate the snoring and then assemble it, which lays the foundation for many complicated package making, and the stitches stitched after the snoring are more neat. Complex version assembly is not necessarily a step-by-step assembly, many of which are disassembled after assembly, and do not follow the “routine”, so after learning the assembly essentials, you can try a complicated briefcase and backpack.

Main tools: Round punch (large size), S-type, O-type four-button installation tools, zipper installation tools.


Explanation: The fourth piece belongs to the three-dimensional stitching. The work of Li Chen’s package of Fan Ye was spit out by everyone. One of them is that the inside of the bag is concave and the stitching is not straight. If the three-dimensional stitching process is in place, the bag will be especially three-dimensional.

Process: Separate the number of snoring, hole sticking, arc stitching, three-dimensional shaping, shoulder strap making, magnetic buckle, needle buckle installation. Stereo stitching has been learned, bucket bags, Tot, Cambridge bags, etc., can be tried. The saddle bag belongs to the outside, and the inner seam and the wrong seam can all be inferior.

Main tools: Edger (edger, grooves), magnetic buckle installation tool.


Description: In addition to the bag with a particularly difficult size such as a briefcase or a shoulder bag, the zipper handbag is the most difficult. After the zipper handbag, the installation of the curved zipper is understood, and the production and sewing of the complex organ are also learned.

Process: Production and assembly of the organ, assembly of the curved zipper, use of the zipper artifact, production of the zipper head (buffing), and lining of the lining. I learned the production of the curved zipper. The zipper for the ladies’ hand bag and the briefcase will be assembled. The big bag with the middle layer can also be done. The lining stitching multi-card position will also be done.

Main tools: Zipper artifact, water pliers, needle-nosed pliers, flat-nose pliers, etc.

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