Adding a Slider to a Bag Strap

add a slider to a handmade bag Free sewing pattern

I’ve told you about how i make my straps look professional every time on my post about making better straps.

Now learn how to attach a slider to your strap!

It’s so easy, great for function of your bags and will give your bag a professional look.

Sliders by HandbaghardwareOZ
Sliders available at HandbaghardwareOZ

Sliders come in a lot of different sizes and looks!

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¬†Once you have created your strap it’s easy to attach a slider. in my example i have use clips but it would be the same if you were attaching it straight to O rings.

You could also attach one side to an O ring and 1 side straight to the bag.

Slide on an O ring or swivel clip.handbag strap sliders how to sew and make bag straps

Attach one end of the strap to the slider centre pole.

Learn to add a slider to handbag straps


Thread the other side of the strap through the slider. Ensure that this is the correct side of the strap and it’s not twisted.

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Attach the other clip onto the other side.

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Attach the strap to your bag and adjust the length to suit you and your style of bag.

I hope this tutorial helps you make useful and beautiful bags, check out my other tutorials.

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