DIY Bag Kit #001 Cross Body Satchel
Personalisation & Unique stamp
What is personalisation? Personalisation is an embossed stamp of characters including letters, emojis etc. Please select from the options below if you would like to add to your product.
What is a Unique Stamp? A unique stamp is a custom stamp made up of an image of your choice. It can be handprints, a drawing, handwriting etc. Please select from the option below if you would like to add to your product and make sure to upload your artwork too.
DIY Leather Cross Body Satchel Kit
Are you a keen crafter, or ready to take up a new hobby? We’ve got you covered. Our DIY Kits have been created for you to make from the comfort of your home - no specialist tools or experience required.
Made for you
If you don't fancy making this kit yourself, we'll make it for you! Just choose 'made for you' after selecting your colour and hardware type (there's a small extra charge for this).
Craft it Yourself!
No specialist tools or prior experience required.
This DIY Bag Kit is ideal for ALL - from total beginners to confident makers - you CAN make your own luxury leather bag at home.
This is a perfect introductory DIY Kit to start your journey into leather work and bag making and arrives complete with everything you need to make your own luxury leather bag at home.
Have fun learning the basics of leather craft (for accessories), with introduction to techniques including: application of wax and edge finishing, screw rivets, hand stitching on leather, and bag construction. Simply follow the included step-by-step instructions to craft your own cross body satchel bag. And, most importantly, enjoy the process.
Inside your kit, you will find pre-cut leather pieces which require you to finish with a wax (included). You will rivet and sew the leather to complete your satchel.
If you have a small flat head screwdriver, this will be helpful, although it is not essential.
To make the kit suitable for home construction, some work has been done for you. Don’t worry though, there is still plenty left for you to turn your creative energy to.
The satchel bag has a flap and buckle closure and one long adjustable cross body strap. It is a raw edge construction to give a boxy look and completed in a buttery soft vegetable-tanned leather which results in a supple yet structured piece.
The bag is unlined meaning you can enjoy the natural grain and quality of this beautiful Tuscan leather.
The size ensures ample space for all your essentials.
The dimensions of the small satchel are H 190mm x W 245mm x D 90mm, and it will be the same construction as the bag in the product photos.
Reviews from happy DIY makers
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There are NO ADDITIONAL COSTS. All tools, leather, hardware and products will be included in the kit. There is a selection of leather and hardware colours for you to choose from, and if you require a bespoke colour please get in touch as we may be able to help.
The kit contains:
- Pre-cut and pre-punched leather pieces ready to use
- A pot of homemade wax and a soft cloth
- Metal hardware of your choice
- Needle and thread
- Unique 'Made by' card
- Instruction booklet
- Video link to instruction video
You will need:
- Small flat head screwdriver (if possible)
Material and Care
Here at Hands of Tym, we are passionate about sourcing the highest quality sustainable materials.
- We use responsibly-sourced Italian vegetable-tanned leather. Find out more here.
- Using only the highest quality cuts, the leather will improve with use and age, developing a soft patina over time.
- Natural variations are a product feature of this material and contribute to the individual style of the product.
- The leather is free from harmful chemicals and biodegradable at the end of its life.
Please note: There may be natural changes in the colour of the materials and they may stain easily. Please be careful with oils and inks.
When not in use, store your product in a soft cloth bag in a cool and dry place.
When you buy from Hands of Tym, you’re getting so much more than your new purchase. You’re creating a connection with the maker - Georgie Tym.
If your leather product becomes damaged (after all, life happens), contact us and we can talk about repair options.
Bespoke additions to this KIT are possible at an extra cost - please get in touch for a quote.
Call Georgie: 07967683367
Email Georgie: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Unique Stamps - personalised leather embossing service
Unique Stamps - Personalise your Hands of Tym Leather products with embossing stamp
What better way to personalise your Hands of Tym leather products than by adding a unique stamp of your choice.
Unique stamps can be stamped / embossed onto your Hands of Tym product using either gold, silver, rainbow or plain coloured foil.
For a one-off cost of £45 your stamp (max size 25mm x 25mm) is created and can be stamped on as many products as you wish. £5 stamp charge for additional products.
Steps to purchase and add your unique stamp:
- Go to web page of the product you would like stamped
- Scroll to the drop down menus (see image below)
- Select your preference from the “unique Stamp” drop down menu
- Select your unique stamp details from the drop down menu
- Choose your foil colour and other requirements
- Upload a clear photo or scan of your artwork by either:
- Dragging and dropping your file onto the screen, or
- Uploading your file from your device (see image below)
- Name your file
Please note ONLY the 15mm stamp will be suitable for the keyring, fob products.
Your unique stamp can be created from:
- original drawings
- foot/ hand/ paw prints
- Anything else you can think of (just send us an e-mail)
If you need we can supply a kit to help with prints on hands, feet, paws.
If you have any questions we will be delighted to help.