25 Leather Purse Patterns

Learn how to hand or machine sew leather and make your own purse with these 25 Leather Purse Patterns that are classic and on-trend. Make one of these cute purses and learn techniques for sewing and working with leather.

From simple coin purses to constructed clutches and bags, there’s a style suitable for everyone!

Whether you use faux leather, vegan leather or other alternate material, you will surely love these leather bag patterns! These are not just for woman…men love them too!

These leather purses may take a little extra effort, but it’s worth it when you have a handmade accessory to show off. Choose your favorite and get stitching!

25 Leather Purse Patterns

 

15 Leather Purse Patterns

 

1. Bella Leather Clutch Purse Pattern by Merge Bags

Giving a whole new meaning to clutches, this one is designed to hold tight. An exterior hand slip design is added for security. Slip the hand strap on your wrist and then your hand through the slip.

This pattern also includes instructions for the removable hand strap with swivel hook for even more security and a removable tassel. These clutch purses are easy to sew and super cute!

Bella Leather Clutch Purse Pattern by Merge Bags

Get this Pattern by Merge Bags here

2. Leather Coin Purse Pattern by Blue Cat Leather Craft

This pattern will teach you how to make these round purse perfect to use as a coin purse or earphone holder. This pattern was designed for hand stitching, not recommended for a sewing machine. It has a unisex style perfect as a gift to anyone!

Leather Coin Purse Pattern by Blue Cat Leather Craft

Get this Pattern by Blue Cat Leather Craft here 

3. Gusseted Leather Clutch Purse Pattern by Makesupply

Sometimes you only need to carry a few things and clutch purses are perfect for those days. This gusseted leather clutch is a classic version with three flap styles to choose from. Makesupply shares their free leather purse pattern and a make-along video, and they even let you sell finished purses made with their templates.

Gusseted Leather Clutch Purse Pattern by Make Supply

Get this Pattern here

4. Leather Coin Purse Pattern by Napkitten Pattern

This pattern shows you how to cut, sew, dye, and burnish edges in professional ways. All these techniques can be used for any other leather projects. This wallet purse is very cute in small size, but very roomy.

The wallet has 4 card slots, 1 driver’s license pocket, 1 zippered pocket, and 1 bill compartment. The zippered one is very convenient to keep coins, keys, and other small stuff.

Leather Coin Purse Pattern by Napkitten Pattern

Get this Pattern by Blue Cat Leather Craft here

5. Tiny Purse Leather Pattern by Love You Sew Boutique

Because everything is just cuter when it’s miniature! These tiny purses are a no-sew bag pattern which makes this a nice quick make and a great scrap-buster. You will gain experience with hardware and also working with different substrates such as leather, vinyl, and cork.

You can use these cute tiny purses as a holder for cords, coins, toys and anything else that is tiny!

Tiny Purse Leather Pattern by Love You Sew Boutique

Get this Pattern by Blue Cat Leather Craft here

6. Leather Purse Pattern by Treasurie

These cute little purses are perfect for using for change, a lipstick or two and even a phone purse. Use bright colors to make your purse easy to spot at the bottom of your bag and just for the fun of it.

This tutorial includes a printable leather purse pattern so you can make this exact purse.

Leather Purse Pattern by Treasurie

Get this Pattern here

7. No-Sew Leather Purse Pattern by Craft Passion

These No-Sew Purses are made from genuine soft leather and the size is 4″ (W) x 2 1/2″ (H). These are perfect for keeping loose coins and small notes, or, for storing your business cards, discount cards, etc.

Add some metal embellishments as you wish for a touch of refinement.

No-Sew Leather Purse Pattern by Craft Passion

Get this Pattern here

8. Taco Clutch Purse Pattern by MPP Boutique Patterns

Try this unique Taco clutch purse pattern on for size. This Half Moon Bag style is Great for carrying small essentials like a cellphone, lipstick, debit card, frequent shopper card of your choice, and… Taco money!

Great for date night! Create fashionable arm candy for Girls ‘on the go’.

Taco Clutch Purse Pattern by MPP Boutique Patterns

Get this Pattern by MPP Boutique Patterns here

9. Ladies Leather Purse Pattern by Diesel Punk Ro

This classic leather purse bag is simple and sophisticated with just the right details. It is recommended to use thick natural leather at least 5 Oz (2 mm thick) for getting the best result.

This pattern comes with step by step instructional video to make it easy for everyone no matter how experienced you are.

Ladies Leather Purse Pattern by Diesel Punk Ro

Get this Pattern by Diesel Punk Ro here

10. Leather Triangle Pouch Pattern by Treasurie

This triangle pouch pattern tutorial will show you how to make them in any size but I think small ones are the cutest. Add lace or decoration along the sides. The advantage of adding lace along the zipper edge is that you don’t need to stitch directly on the leather.

This makes it so much easier and you can even use a regular zipper foot if you want to.

Leather Triangle Pouch Pattern by Treasurie

Get this Pattern here

11. Compact Leather Purse Pattern by Leodis Leather

This 7-page pattern also includes a 65 minute HD video showing you how to make the item and give extra tips along the way. This purse measures ~6.5x11cm (2½x4¼”) and has a slip pocket on the back to take up to 4 cards.

Inside, the main compartment is divided into a coin section and then two slip pockets in which you can store folded notes, stamps, tickets, etc.

Compact Leather Purse Pattern by Leodis Leather

Get this Pattern by Leodis Leather here

12. Leather Bag Pattern by Leather DIY Studio

Hand stitch this sweet little saddle with a pattern and detailed instructions from Leather DIY Studio. This Leather Bag pattern is a sassy little high fashion bag that is right on trend with a simple but sophisticated design.

One space inside, fits a wallet, mobile phone, keys, and small essentials.

Leather Saddle Bag Pattern by Leather DIY Studio

Get this Pattern by Leather DIY Studio here

13. Leather Cut-Out Clutch Purse Pattern by Sewbon

You can use a Cricut Explore to cut out this colorful clutch purse! That means precision cuts with minimal effort. If you don’t have a cutting machine that can cut leather, you can always hand-cut the designs on the flap.

Or, use this as inspiration to cut your own design or even embroider on the leather.

Leather Cut-Out Clutch Purse Pattern by Sewbon

Get this Pattern here

14. Leather Girl’s Crossbody Purse Pattern by Alexa Zoo Moccs

Looking for a girl’s crossbody purse that is quick and easy to make? Then I would recommend this one. The main condition was that the purse is closed securely and not have to be worn in the hands. So this particular minimalism design features leather cord strap for easy carrying and easy to shorten and it closes on the metal button.

This leather purse is perfect for toddlers and little girls alike, also a great versatile choice for any occasion. A stylish and chic pouch for all your little one’s treasures!

Leather Girl's Crossbody Purse Pattern by Alexa Zoo Moccs

Get this Pattern by Alexa Zoo Moccs here

15. Fold Over Clutch Purse Pattern by Merge Bags

This clutch purse pattern is super easy to sew. The clutch pattern includes two sizes of the same purse. Choose the perfect size you need. Fold it over or roll it down. Choose how you want to carry it.

The clutch is fully lined and a main magnetic snap keeps items inside. Sew it in an hour or two. You can dress it up or down depending on the materials you use.

Fold Over Clutch Purse Pattern by Merge Bags

Get this Pattern by Merge Bags here

16. Easy Leather Hobo Bag Pattern by Sew Sweetness

This tutorial shows you how to make this hobo bag with leather, faux-leather, or even cork fabric! The free pattern PDF includes pattern pieces and cutting instructions, and the accompanying video shows you how to assemble the back from start to finish.

Easy Leather Hobo Bag Pattern by Sew Sweetness

Get the Pattern here

17. Leather Tote Bag Pattern by Boxwood Avenue

If you love the look of Madewell’s bags, you’ll love making this leather tote! The simple lines make this a classic bag and the handmade leather tassel is the perfect finishing detail. The construction has minimal seams, which means you’ll be using this for a weekend outing soon.

Leather Tote Bag Pattern by Boxwood Avenue

Get the Pattern here

18. Faux Leather Bucket Bag Pattern by Pretty Prudent

This tutorial shows how you can make a Faux Leather Bucket Bag that’s pretty awesome. It’s lined in a contrasting cotton. A cord threaded through grommets around the top of the bag loosely cinches it in. If you don’t have faux leather, you could also use a home dec weight fabric for the outside of the bag.

Faux Leather Bucket Bag Pattern by Pretty Prudent

Get the Pattern here

19. Leather Purse Pattern by Ohoh Deco

This purse is super practical with its three pouches. You can choose to make it in a wide variety of colors and combine them the way you like to suit your taste. The pouches are not lined, this makes it a very easy sewing project to achieve.

Leather Purse Pattern by Ohoh Deco

Get the Pattern here

20. Round Leather Bag Pattern by Darling Darleen

Retro vibe but it still has a simple look, this round leather bag is a fun accessory to incorporate in your summer style. This round leather bag tutorial is a quick tutorial and will only take about 30 minutes to make.  So if you are in the need of a new going-out bag that is budget friendly, this is the one for you!

Round Leather Bag Pattern by Darling Darleen

Get the Pattern here

21. Leather Bag Pattern by Plague Doctor Mask

Featuring adjustable strap and roller handles, this bag can be used as a gym bag, weekender or overnight bag. It is lightweight and roomy. It is also stylish and goes well with both sport and smart casual clothes.

This project requires 16 sq ft (1.5 sqm) of leather and minimal tools like a hole punch, a cutting mat, a mallet, needles and a cutter.

Leather Bag Pattern by Plague Doctor Mask

Get the Pattern by Plague Doctor Mask here

22. Juniper Leather Bag Pattern by I Think Sew Bags

This Juniper Bag is a casual and a stylish everyday hobo bag with a zipper opening. It is a fantastically trendy bag designed for any season! A perfect project for anyone looking for a large and unique bag suitable for beginners.

It can be made using various kinds of materials such as leather, suede, or any common cotton fabric. Stylish and convenient, don’t hesitate to start the Juniper Bag today!

Juniper Leather Bag Pattern by I Think Sew Bags

Get the Pattern by I Think Sew Bags here

23. DIY Leather Pouches by Paper & Stitch

These leather pouches are a super easy sewing DIY that can be used for makeup, cash, business cards, etc – throw them in your purse when you’re out and about or your carryon whxfen you’re traveling. You can use these little guys for almost anything and they’re super durable too.

DIY Leather Pouches by Paper & Stitch

Get the Pattern here

24. Kelly Waist Leather Bag Pattern by I Love You Sew

Whatever you call them – waist bag, fanny pack, belt bag, hip bag – wearing a bag around your torso is the hottest bag trend right now. This Kelly Waist Bag is all about having some freedom. Whether you want hands-free options to wrangle the kids, or to attend the latest festival concert, this is your bag!  It’s small but mighty with plenty of great features!

Kelly Waist Leather Bag Pattern by I Love You Sew

Get the Pattern here

25. Leather Baby Bag Pattern by Kojo Designs

You’d never guess from looking at this bag that it’s designed to carry items for baby, but that’s sort of the point. Whether you are looking for a diaper bag or you just want an oversized bag with lots of pockets, this is a great option. The free tutorial shows the process for the larger bag, but you can also make the smaller companion pouch.

Leather Baby Bag Pattern by Kojo Designs

Get the Pattern here

Making your own DIY leather purses and leather bags is always a fun challenge but is so much easier with simple leather purse patterns.

Each pattern above comes with full instructions, lots of photos each step of the way, and even a video tutorial or two.

In this comprehensive list of leather purse and leather handbag patterns, you’ll find inspiration to complete 25 of the best wallets, purses, clutches, and mini bags.

Can’t get enough of purse patterns? Check out our Macrame Purse Patterns.

I hope these 25 Leather Purse Patterns inspired some new projects that you can’t wait to dive in!