# 3 Crossbody Handbag – Seafoam + Black Strap

$149.00

I designed the #3 Crossbody in June 2023 when I was looking for a new shape of hand bag. It turned out to be the third design, hence why I named it #3.

I had the idea that a saddlebag shape would be nice, went routing through my leather stash and found a piece of leather in a perfect saddle bag shape. I copied the shape onto a piece of card, cut a second piece of leather for the front and set about sewing it up. This design ended up being #1.

It was an interesting make because I problem solved as I went which was very different to my normal process. Most times when I’m designing I have a clear idea of every element. This was different. I posted about that bag and it immediately sold, a lovely lady fell in love with it and asked her husband to buy it as her birthday present.

Next for design #2 I had a piece of mint green leather that originally was going to be made into a waist bag, but the zipper broke. So I carefully took the zipper off, cut it down to size a little, cut a second piece of leather for the back. The gusset ended up being grey because I ran out of leather.

It was a pretty bag, but I felt I wanted a more uniform rounded shape, so I tweaked the original pattern which ended up being the #3.

Features:

  • Outer pocket featuring rivets at high pressure point to prevent stiches breaking
  • Outer pocket closes with a magnetic snap
  • Brass chunky zipper with an 8 1/2″ opening
  • Internal leather D ring to attach keys or other items to
  • Adjustable bag strap that I can set up with the buckle at the front or back according to which side you wear your bag on
  • Length of bag strap can be customized
  • Please leave a message in the notes section during checkout that you would like to discuss the length of the strap, let me know which side you would like the outer pocket to be facing (in our out) and whether you wear the bag on the left or right (typically the buckle side is worn at the back). You can include an email address so that I can email you to discuss.

Some more details:

  • 9 1/2″ wide x 7 1/2″ tall x 2″ deep
  • Made from new leather
  • Typical characteristics found in natural leather, including and not limited to: scrapes and healed scars, fat wrinkles, skin blemishes and bug bites, colour and grain variation

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