New Pattern for 8" 'Slide in' Purse Frame

By Julie | 1 Dec 2016 14:00:00 | Full article...

Like to treat yourself to a christmas luxury item? Why not make this beautiful clutch bag, available to make in Sew Now issue 2. This clutch will add a touch of glamour to any xmas outfit.  Frames available HERE.  

Give Away of Bag & Purse Makers Craft Box

By Julie | 23 Oct 2016 09:00:00 | Full article...

Great News! We are going to give away one of our fantastic Bag & Purse Makers Craft Box! See all the items included here. To have a chance of winning this fantastic gift all you have to do is make a purchase between now and 12.30pm 30 November 2016. An invoice number will be picked at random and the winner will be announced 1st December. A craft box containing every thing you need to make five projects, except the fabric. Includes patterns, frames, leather bag handles and straps, bag

Make A Bag - Leather Handles, Clasp, Bag Feet, Base & Interfacing & Pattern £12.75

By Julie | 27 Jul 2016 06:00:00 | Full article...

 OFFER FINISHED 8 August We've got a fabulous summer promotion for you! Make yourself a tote/hand bag. This comprises of:- one pair of black leather handles with GOLD finish fittings either 28" (tote length) or 19.5" (hand bag length) - you choose matching black leather and GOLD sew on clasp 4 GOLD finish round 18mm bag feet to protect the bottom bag base to stiffen the bottom of you bag Vilene Decovil Light iron on interfacing step by step

Job Vacancy at Bag Clasps Ltd

By Julie | 4 Jul 2016 06:00:00 | Full article...

We are looking for another person to join our small team. Hours are 8.30am to 12.30pm Monday to Friday but sometimes flexibility will be required over hours. Applicants should have good computer skills and experience as we use several software systems. Have excellent attention to detail which is important when picking orders and enjoy working in a small team undertaking a variety of jobs. If you would like to apply for this job please send your cv by email to

Only 3 Days Left to Get Your FREE Clutch Bag Pattern

By Julie | 28 Jun 2016 07:00:00 | Full article...

The offer of a free patter to go with any purchase of one (or more) 8" Slide in Frames frames is almost finished - last day 30th June We will automatically enclose a free pattern. The frame is available in silver, brass and gold (click on links to go to frames)

FREE PATTERN for Clutch Bag

By Julie | 9 Jun 2016 11:00:00 | Full article...

If you love this clutch mag and want to make one of your own - why not buy one (or more frames) and we will enclose a free pattern. The frame is available in silver, brass and gold (click on links to go to frames) All you need is your fabric and some textile glue.  This beautiful purse was made by Louise who made it for fun - she normally makes and sells pearl jewellry.  

New Tips for Fitting Bag Locks, Magnetic Bag Clasps, Bag Feet and Bag Handles

By Julie | 26 May 2016 07:00:00 | Full article...

I have just updated the Guides Page of the website with photos and tips for fitting various items to your handmade bag.   

Winner Announced

By Julie | 19 May 2016 16:00:00 | Full article...

The winner of our prize draw for the Bag and Purse Makers Craft Box is Carole Johnson from Cambridge. I have just spoken to Carole who is delighted - unfortunately she will be so busy with all the projects I probably won't hear from her again soon as I will  be dispatching the box (weighing 4.5kg) tomorrow. Commiserations to all those of you who were so keen to win. I will be doing another free draw very soon - so keep an eye on the blog. I will be sending a newsletter out soon with

Not Long Now!

By Julie | 19 May 2016 06:00:00 | Full article...

Only a few more hours left before we draw the winner of the Bag and Purse Makers Craft Box - place an order before 12.30pm to be in with a chance of winning it!

Silver, Brass and Gold Collections

By Julie | 17 May 2016 09:00:00 | Full article...

To make it much easier to locate matching bag and purse accessories we have added 'Silver', 'Brass' and 'Gold' Collections at the very bottom of the left hand side menu. Under these headings you will be able for example, find leather handles, buckle, magnetic bag clasps and bag feet all in or with silver fittings. Work continues on the website, our next job is to create a useful links page listing purse and bag making workshops and anything else that might be useul to

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