The product line at DG Saddlery over the years has included many types of leather goods. We have designed and created knife scabbards, pistol holsters, belts, home decor, harness, tack and of course saddles. One type of item that we attempted many times are zippered type bags. This item not being my area of expertise, we were able to make something that worked but wasn’t at the level that we wanted to create. Because of this, we as a company many times would stay away from taking orders on any type of zippered bag.
I have recently decided that I would like to finally gain the skill set needed to be able to create projects with zippers incorporated. We were in Waco, TX recently to make a video with Aaron at Maker’s Leather supply on Sewing Machine Selection. While we were there, Aaron and I decided to do a collaboration video together building a project. He came up with the perfect project for our visit.
This video is our collaboration on the making of a pistol case. This particular pistol case holds two pistols and zips closed. This was a great project that allowed me to gain more knowledge about installing zippers in bag design. Continue reading