Working with Hardware, Handles & Straps

In this series of videos Annie will teach you to make handles and straps that perfectly match your project and that are sturdy and strong for long-lasting wear.

1. Hardware, Handles and Straps: An Overview

Learn how to make basic fabric handles and straps and get them ready to attach to your bag.

2. Preparing Detachable Straps

Discover the tricks to making sturdy, functional straps that will match your project beautifully. Annie covers inserting strapping and how to finish the ends.

3. Choosing Hardware

In this video, we'll show you the hardware available at ByAnnie.com and share tips for picking out just what you need for your next project.

4. Making an Adjustable Strap Using a Widemouth Slider

Watch step-by-step as Annie shows how to attach a widemouth slider to make a strap adjustable for carrying over the shoulder or for carrying cross-body.

5. Making a Detachable Strap

Learn to attach the necessary hardware to make an attachable/detachable strap.

6. Making an Adjustable, Detachable Strap Using a Strap Adjuster

Discover how to make an adjustable, detachable strap if you are using a strap adjuster rather than a slider. 

7. Using ½” Hardware for Adjustable, Detachable Straps

In this video, Annie demonstrates how to make an adjustable strap using 1/2" hardware. She shows how to attach sliders to make the strap adjustable and swivel hooks to make it detachable.

8. Hardware, Handles and Straps: Conclusion

Annie wraps up this series of videos. Thanks for watching! We hope you've learned some useful techniques for making handles and straps for your bags.


Videos

Hardware, Handles and Straps: An Overview

Preparing Detachable Straps

Choosing Hardware

Making an Adjustable Strap Using a Widemouth Slider

Making a Detachable Strap

Making an Adjustable, Detachable Strap Using a Strap Adjuster

Using ½” Hardware for Adjustable, Detachable Straps

Hardware, Handles and Straps: Conclusion