Yuji Ieda
moja kawa Designer

Color Drawstring Pouch



Enjoy richly colored leather

This drawstring pouch has a rounded form with a cute design when the mouth is tightened. It can be used as a bag-in-a-bag or to carry small items that you always use. Using leather dyed in your favorite color, you will feel happy just by carrying it around. It is a fun item to carry around with you.

In the recipe introduced here, we will introduce the "cutting," "pasting," and "sewing" techniques used in leather crafting. In addition to the basic processes of "cutting," "pasting," and "sewing" in leather craft, this recipe will teach you how to sew the part where the drawstring goes through and how to sew the gusset. You can also learn how to sew a three-dimensional gusset. Once you have mastered how to make them, try making them in different sizes, colors, and patterns.


How to make Color Drawstring Pouch

Download pattern paper [A3 size].

Please print on A3 paper without scaling.


Cut the leather with a cutter according to the pattern.decisionI will do so.


A "binder" is used on the bottom and sides of each part with a 5mm wide seam allowance.Pull the guide.


The top of the tocoface of each part has a "binder" with a 2.5mm wide seam allowance.Pull the guide.


Draw a guide with a "round drill" 6 cm from the top of each part.


Use a "rhombus hammer (2mm width)" along the bottom and side guidelines.We will drill holes.

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To straddle the hole on the side, open a mark with a "rhombus hammer" at a guiding point 6 cm from the top.


Punch a hole in the seam allowance at the top. Straddle and mark the guide drawn on the side so that it comes between the diamonds, and then make a hole from the mark you made inside the guide.


A guide is drawn with a "round drill" on the side 1 cm of the toko face.


The surfaces are matched and the bottom is sewn together. The beginning and the end of sewing are"Sankamegatame."to the


Stitched together.Cybinol."The first step is to apply a coat of


A "roller" is used to crimp the top to split the seam.


Sew the sides together. The beginning and end of the stitching should be done in a "three-quarter turn".


Apply Cybinol according to the guide drawn on the reverse side, and crimp with a "roller" to break the seam from the surface.


Polish the toco (back side of the leather) except for the top fold.


Overlap the bottom gusset, shift the middle seam and use a "rhombus hammer (2mm width)" to make a hole.


Both edges are "three-edged" and the gusset is sewn in place.


To make a hole in the folded and glued part, use a "round drill" or "rhombus drill" to make eight holes in the top edge.


Fold the top back to the reverse side and sew from the edge.


Turn and sew one by one so that the other side becomes "Gomoku Niju" at the end of sewing.


At the end of the stitching, the thread is "bonded" at the inside of the drawstring.


After the threads have been processed by "bond fastening," turn it inside out.


Pass the string through both holes.


Tie both ends together and you are done.

Download pattern paper [A3 size].

Please print on A3 paper without scaling.

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Yuji Ieda

She has been making leather crafts since 2011 and has 11 years of experience in leather crafts. He started leather crafts when he was a student because of his creative urge to "make something" and happened to see a leather crafts corner. He specializes in making wallets, bags, and simple small leather goods in general. Currently, he is developing two brands, "moja kawa" and "wfw," and is holding pop-ups at department stores, exhibiting at exhibitions, and taking orders for full-order items.

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