"The Neville" Leather Backpack - Kit & Paper Pattern



The Neville Leather Backpack – Kit, Paper Pattern & Written instructions, with access to the full colour brochure available on Facebook.



What you can expect from your kit:

We have this gorgeous classic leather backpack kit for sale. Included in your leather handbag making kit you will have all the leather, materials, stabilizers & components needed to make your bag. The kits will include all the pieces pre-cut, so no worry about cutting at home. We have this bang on trend classic leather backpack kit for sale. It’s a really handy size, perfect to fit all your daily essentials, books, i-pad etc. You might like to use it for yourself as an everyday bag or simply to make one for a friend, they will love you for it!

What you have to choose

We have 8 colour options for the leather either: Black, Tan Brown, Taupe Grey, Purple, Navy, Dark Green, Teal or Bright Red. Then 3 metal hardware colours: gold, silver or antique brass. During the checkout process please select which colour you would like.

What you’ll need + tools

I have designed all our patterns in a way that makes them achievable on domestic home sewing machines. You will need a few specific things to sew leather but these are included in the kit, a Teflon foot , leather point needles size 110/18, nylon bonded thread size m60 or polyester thread. You will need a zipper foot.

Tools needed: Domestic sewing machine, scissors, bull dog clips or quilting clips, cutting mat and an iron.

Learning Outcomes

*How to prep and bond fusing onto leather

* How to prep and sewing a zip pocket

* How to attach a seam in leather

*How to edge polish leather

* How to sew in a main zip closure

*How to make leather handles

*How to assemble a lined leather backpack.

Product Dimensions

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


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 alongside yours, “handbag made by x-designer, created from an RJ Leather Studio Pattern.” You cannot claim the design to be your own and factory or mass production is strictly prohibited. You may not make copies of the pattern, or use it for any classes.

What's included in the price?

What's included in your kit

Printed paper pattern
A4 written brochure
Access to the full colour brochure available on Facebook
All pattern pieces have a 1cm seam allowance already added
Pre-cut 1mm thick leather ready for assembly
Pre-cut stablisers
Pre cut lining
Pre-cut leather handles x 2
3 x Zips, (1 main body zip and x 2 zip pocket)
Universal Teflon foot for your domestic sewing machine
Polyester thread
Leather point needle
Small pot of tragacanth gum for polishing the edge of leather
Small pot of copydex glue
Double sided tape

What you will need

I have designed all our handbag patterns & kits in a way that makes them achievable on domestic home sewing machines. Included in your kit is a universal Teflon foot for sewing leather, a leather point needles size 110/18 and polyester thread. You will also need a zipper foot.

Tools you will need are: Scissors, rotary cutter, pliers, hole punch, rubber mallet, rivet setting tool, awl to score leather or a gel pen, leather edge paint (optional) plastic or metal ruler, cutting mat, iron.


Rebecca Eaton at RJ Leather Sewing School

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Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Children
  • Intermediate level
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers


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