Trapezium PDF Pattern - Leather Satchel, Crossbody, Saddle Bag Template With Video Tutorial.
This listing is for PDF pattern to make the bag, not the actual bag!
Trapezium is quite an easy project that makes a vintage classy bag with nice lines.
Size: approx. 12.5" x 8" x 3.5"
You can use 5-6 oz leather for the whole thing. I used 8 oz for strap, closure straps and the gusset. It is good to make the gusset out of something really thick and firm.
For the front and back panel I used 4 oz velvety chrome tan, and 3 oz for the top handle loop holders. Also if you decide to make the rear pocket, use something not too thick as well.
2 x 1” swivel hooks (or you can attach the straps directly to D-rings if you want)
Rivets or chicago screws
2 x 1” D-rings
2 x 3/4” loops for top handle
8 x button studs (size is up to you, something medium)
Pattern is designed for hand stitching.
Comes with written instructions and video tutorial.
The pattern has stitching holes marked for 5 SPI stitching irons (5 stitches per inch, or approximately 5.2 mm). 5 mm stitching irons made by metric system sometimes fit, sometimes they don’t (depending on manufacturer). If you have 5 mm irons and the spacing seems a tad too large for them you can print the pattern at 96.2% scale. I advise to print one page and try your irons to see how they fit before printing the entire pattern.
Formats: A4 and USLetter.
Video about how to print the patterns and solve common printing problems if they happen:
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