"The Charlie" Leather Tote Handbag Paper Pattern - £20

"The Charlie" Leather Tote Handbag Paper Pattern - £20



Leather Tote with magnetic closure



What you can expect from your pattern:

We have this bang on trend classic leather tote pattern for sale. It’s a really handy size, perfect to fit all your daily essentials, books laptops etc. You might like to use it for yourself as a work bag or simply to make one for a friend, they will love you for it! 

Whats included

  • Printed paper pattern
  • A4 full colour written and photographic brochure
  • All pattern pieces have a 1cm seam allowance already added

Materials required

Leather size required = 8 square ft of light weight leather no more than 1mm thick

Heavy weight iron on fusing =1 metre

Buckrum = 4 cm x 60cm strip

Lining - Medium to heavyweight lining = 1/2 metre

Rivets x 8

The stiffener for the base - leather board or card

What you’ll need 

All bags are aimed at people being able to sew them on their domestic home sewing machines. We have helpful hints and tips about various methods of sewing and working with leather in our "Blog" here:

Learning Outcomes

* How to mark pattern onto leather

*How to prep and bond fusing onto leather 

* How glue leather and cut a patch pocket

* How to attach a seam in leather

*How to edge polish and paint leather

* How to make a magnetic closure and leather tab

* How to stiffen leather base

*How to make leather handles

*How to attach the leather handles with a rivet.


Length 34cm x Height 38cm x Width 7cm  Handle drop 20cm


We also sell kits of this clutch, pre-cut leather, lining, stabilizers and all metal hardware needed to make this bag. Click here for details: 


All shipping is done through Uk Royal Mail tracked & insured service. Uk residence it takes approximately 2 working day, Eu we use  Airsure® mail it takes up to 5 days to Western Europe, 7 days to Eastern Europe and 10 days for the rest of the world. Items are always sent with a tracked and insured service so that your purchase arrives with you safely and stress-free for both parties.

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSING INFORMATION You are welcome to sell your creations made from our patterns at markets, shops or online stores. However, we ask you to promote our company name along side yours, “handbag made by x-designer, created from an RJ Leather Studio Pattern. ” You cannot claim the design to be your own, it is for personal and limited commercial use. You may not make copies of the pattern, or use it for any classes unless given permission by RJ Leather Studio directly as a brand ambassador.