Homemade Leather Bags

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Maxim Sharov is a Russian craftsman who makes bags of leather. Here we show how he usually does it.

He especially likes leather that looks old,  shabby and vintage. He says it’s “alive”.

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Firstly leather should be carefully painted.

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Cutting out a pattern of a future bag.

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Punching the leather for sewing.

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Making straps.

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A press is used to fix the straps on the bag

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Polishing the edges of the leather

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The hardest part – sewing itself

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A buckle is getting a beautiful dark tint on the stove

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Cutting out the strap for the bag from another leather

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Coming to an end

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Stamping a name on the bag!

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Such bags can serve for many years  becoming only better

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19 thoughts on “Homemade Leather Bags”

  1. Where can we order them from? I know a lot of bikers who would enjoy having him make saddlebags and handlebar bags.

    I think his personal touch makes what he does special.

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