Tote Bag Pattern

Weaver Leather Supply  |  SKU: 67005-505


  • Create a leather tote bag that will turn heads with this pattern complete with instructions to ensure a successful project
  • Includes a paper pattern and complete preparation and assembly instructions
  • You will need to provide your own leather, hardware and tools for use with this pattern; see specifications below for details
  • Finished tote bag will measure approximately 16-1/2" W x 13" H
  • Project requires approximately 11 s.f. of leather for this project. Main body measures 32" x 18".

Additional Details

This tote bag pattern with instructions is a great place to start in building your next leather project. Have fun selecting your own leather for the bag and straps to create a tote that suits your unique style. With step-by-step instructions, you can confidently build a tote you'll treasure for years to come. See specifications for a complete list of leather, hardware and tools you'll need to complete this project. Your finished tote will measure a roomy 16-1/2" W x 13" H, perfect for carrying your essentials and then some.

Suggested Tools & Materials

What You Will Need:

  • Leather for bag - the leather used in the instructions is a 3/4 oz. chrome tanned, however, you can use anywhere from 3-5 oz.
  • Leather for straps - we recommend 3/4" wide, 8/9 oz.
  • Scratch Awl
  • Knife
  • Straight Edge
  • 8 Chicago Screws with 1/4" Post or 8 Solid Copper Rivets and Burrs
  • 6 Double Cap Rivets - 1/4" Length
  • Rivet Setter
  • Maul or Mallet
  • Stitching Chisels
  • Needles
  • Thread
  • Rotary Hole Punch
  • Hammer or Metal Roller

Optional Supplies:

  • Edger
  • Canvas for slicking
  • Gum Tragacanth
  • Round End Punch

Tote Bag Pattern, Sticker
Weaver Leather Supply

Tote Bag Pattern

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