Have you got something too bulky to sew? Stick a rivet in it! Need to reinforce a bag pocket? Stick a rivet in it! it!

If you're new to bagmaking, then rivets can sometimes seem a bit intimidating. You have to punch a hole in your bag - what if the hole is the wrong size? What if the rivet doesn't go in right and ends up squashed or wonky?

Don't worry; we're here to help! In our riveting masterclass, Mrs H discusses how to use a rivet press, how to use a rivet anvil and setter, how to choose the right size rivets for your handmade bag, the difference between single-cap and double-cap rivets, and how to avoid squashed rivets.

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