Advice 1: How to repair the handle on the bag

Often the handles on the bag to wear out much faster than the bag itself. To buy this new accessory is not desirable, and a waste of money for anything, if you can these handles be repaired or do other. So you won't lose your favorite bag and even update its appearance.
How to repair the handle on the bag
You will need
  • Four metal rings with a diameter of 2.5 cm, tape adhesive to the skin of a width not less than 7 mm, two leather strips four times wider than the desired width of the handles and 12 cm long, two strips corset bones or a piece of canvas fabric, reinforced with strong threads in the skin tone.
Take leather strips and fold them joint to joint width, proclima tape for the skin to adjourn. Edge trim in a semi-circle with sharp scissors. Will attrocity the edge of the product at a distance of 4-5 mm from the edge. The semicircular ends of the future handles stick two centimeters wrong side in, do it with the help of adhesive tape to the skin.
Thread the ring on the sealed ends of the articles and the ends fold to wrong side. Gel pen mark the places where the end of curved edges. A strip of tape are laid off from one label to another on the wrong side of the handle, but not the center where the edges of the leather strips, and stepping back from the middle 2 mm, so that the strap can be bent in half.
Corset bone put over the tape, sticking it. On the other side symmetrically to the bone then place a second strip of adhesive tape. Make sure that the tape did not get out over the edge of the handle.
Fold the leather strip in the middle and glue it starting from the middle towards the edges. Rounded edge handle with a plastic ring inside slip strips, thoroughly proKLIMA her Scotch. This is the most vulnerable and difficult place, be attentive and careful.
Route pinning line, starting from the charged tip, so you ask to not less than one inch of product inserted inside the tip. Secure the line - lift the presser foot of the sewing machine, carefully expand the handle to the other side without taking out the needle and lay another line on top of the first. At the other end of the handle also make the tack. Make sure that the needle is strictly included in the previous punctures - the product will not look worse than the store
The tip of the thread pull to the second that they were on the same side, and tie them, oplate match or lighter. Handles for handbag, made by hand, finished and looks no worse than those that were before. It remains only to put them on the leather loops of the bag.
Work is quite difficult, if in doubt about your abilities, then just weave leather straps with braid - you will get stylish handles for bags.

Advice 2 : How to sew handles to a bag

Bags hand-made are now at the peak of popularity. A variety of materials and accessories gives you safely to any idea, so far as the imagination and craftsmanship. To bag did well on the shoulder, you need to consider which pen is best suited to your model and how to attach them.
How to sew handles to a bag
You will need
  • leather;
  • - strong cord;
  • - needle and thread;
  • - scissors;
  • decorative chains, locks and rings
Vsheyte handle directly into the seam of the bag. This is the easiest way that requires no additional fasteners. It is suitable for hard bags rectangular shape and light textile "packages" where you rarely put something heavy. It should be remembered that this method has disadvantages: if the load on the handle would be excessive, then off they will together with fabric. To eliminate or mask such damage is almost impossible.
Tab handles on the outside. It's a versatile option that will fit nearly any model. Roll tubes two strips of leather of suitable length and thread the inside, strong cord, which must be shorter than the strips a few inches. Stitching the edges of the strips, make sure the stitches ended at 5 centimeters from the ends. Fold the edges so that they form triangles and sew them to the bag from the outside. As additional decoration, string on handle wooden rings or chains of faux pearls.
Attach handles with metal rings sewn into the fabric. Enough for 2-4 rings on each side, depending on the size of the product. Having passed through rings of cord or braid folded thick cloth, the bag can be pulled in the manner of a sack or sacks. Handles can also be made from leather cords, braids, or chains, by which bag as if strung. Usually this method is suitable for products shaped from soft leather, synthetic leather or suede.
Take the handle of a rigid material to give the bag a vintage charm. Carved wooden handle, thick plastic rings or large clasp-"kisses" you can search on flea markets or in grandma's closet. They are sewn at the side or the top seam of the product. If the bag is made from soft fabric, it can be assembled decorative pleats so that they radiated from a center of the fastener to the edges.
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