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Birkin Hermes hardware
eddiekazan posted a topic in SuppliersHi folks! I've got Hermes Birkin bag pattern. And now I'm looking for hardware (strap supporter, closures and bag feets) for this bag. Any ideas would much appreciated.
New member from San Francisco
Mark2 posted a topic in Member GalleryGreetings from SF. I have a small leather studio in SF (www.markhanks.net) where I make leather bags and accessories for both women and men. My focus is on the Euro style of leather craft. I hope to be able to share/gain knowledge and sources with other folks on the site. I also offer lessons, make prototypes for other designers/entrepreneurs, and do small production runs. Here are some of my projects, including some clutches where I have used an inlay technique that I have been developing lately. Happy making!
Help: Wallet Thickness And Leather Type
Firdaus Hilmy posted a topic in How Do I Do That?Hello fellow leather crafters. My name is Firdaus Hilmy from Malaysia, so please excuse my poor English. I've been a member for nearly 2 years now but never post a topic before. I know there are few posts regarding to this topic but not quite answering my questions I'm about to ask. I want to make a long wallet like this Hermès MC2 Fleming wallet. The wallet slots are fully lined with leather. So, my question is what is the suitable thickness for each slots, the front and its lining? From your experience, what is the suitable leather for this wallet? Is goatskin suitable for this? Thank you in advance and sorry for asking too much questions. Really appreciate if you guys can help me with this.
Gurkirand posted a topic in How Do I Do That?I have recently tried to get into leather working. i wanted to get a very small stitch on my bags (as i have seen many profesional companies using such stitches) and i wanted to know if this is possible. I have been researching into Hermes and their bags and they seem to be using very small pricking tools and stitches. However when i went to Tandy Leather the guy there told me to instead use a 4 hole punch because if i didnt the bag wouldnt be strong enough. Any Tips?
Hi everyone, I've just started to getting into leather working and I'm mainly interested in making bags. I've worked with some veg tan and I'm happy with the results, but I find the end product to be a little to stiff and the surface too crass. I've done a fair bit of research and reading but I cannot seem to find any reliable resources on how Hermes puts their bags together (mainly the Birkin). Does anyone know if it's just a soft leather that has been glued to veg tan, or is it just thick, soft, amazing, expensive leather? I'm also interested in how they apply the inner lining to the leather, if stiffeners are used and it's even possible to burnished a thin soft leather that has been glue to veg tan. Any help or advice is appreciated, Thanks!
hi, beginner here and I recently started saddle stitching w vergez blanchard tools and I use cheaper remnant leathers to practice and they never come in thin quality sizes, although I use a skiving knife to thin the thick edges, usually I deal w leather where my pricking tool wont help to leave/ marks on the back side, is using REVERSE / INVERSE PRICKING IRON which i recently found on vergez tools website, is it for this purpose? /also do you know which pricking size hermes uses usually? no. 10 or 9 please? / thank you!
Need Help On Making Bag Handles And Finishing Edges.
Gurkirand posted a topic in How Do I Do That?I am in the process of making a bag similar to the hermes depeche briefcase. Its definitely a daunting task and i have recently been stuck on making the handles. http://thumbnail.image.rakuten.co.jp/@0_mall/maison/cabinet/item-spec10/6000031301.jpg As you can see there is something inside the leather and i dont know what to put inside. i was thinking maybe something like in this video at 1:15 theres something that he puts into the handle and i wanted to know if that could work although i have no idea what that is, maybe rubber? Also i dont have the filetuesue or whatever its called from mando (the edge burning tool) and i know that hermes uses that to finish edges. If i follow Bob Park's tutorial on finishing edges without doing the polishing is it possible to get the same kind of matte edges that hermes has? Thanks