Small leather messenger bag featured in BBC Money For Nothing


Please be aware that all items are hand made to order & the current delivery times are up to 12 weeks, purchase now to be in the queue.


Style *

Strap Style *

Choose your colour or fabric for your shoulder strap, the webbing is a robust thick cotton which becomes stronger when it gets wet and has the ability to absorb some moisture without the webbing feeling damp. For the ultimate upcycled look go for the car seatbelt! All are 40mm wide with antique brass fixings.

Main compartment zip

Interior zip under the flap to enclose the main body of the bag

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This handcrafted shoulder bag is all upcycled and handmade by Neil from BBC Money For Nothing.

It is smaller in size perfect for small items from binoculars to tablets, purses or wallets.

You can choose the leather colour and lining type as well as the style of strap you’d like.

Our leather colours are burgundy, black, tan, green or dark brown – you decide…

Lining can be upcycled canvas tent in it’s neutral colour or dyed green, or a print using vibrant colours, earthy colours or just a plain dark colour or a light colour, state your preference and we shall check what has just been salvaged or rescued – remember it’s all upcycled so stock vary all the time!

If you just want to say that the bag is for a fella or a girly and leave it to us that is fine too.

  • adjustable full shoulder strap that extends from 25″ to 50″ inches to go across the body
  • two front pockets (big enough for an iphone 6 for example)
  • one secure zippered front pocket
  • brass locking fixings

This bag will suit ladies or men, students or commuters.

An utterly unique bag, handmade to the highest quality, this bag will carry your kit for years and years to come.

Interior dimensions and 9 inches by 7.5 inches by 2 inches or approx 20cm x 18cm x 6cm and the strap adjusts from 25″ to 50″.

Please note that colours may vary as all fabrics are sourced from upcycled materials.


Additional information

leather colour

chestnut, tan, black, red, green waxed canvas, Parliamentary tan, Your fabric

Lining colour

Antique Map print, Black velvet, blue tapestry, Bright colours, Dark colour, Dark upholstery, Floral tapestry, Former Tent canvas, gothic red velvet, Light upholstery, Loud print!, old library books, pale green french style, Retro labels print, Shiny chequerboard, Stripes print, Subtle print, Your fabric supplied

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