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How to Build-a-Bag*

Work with me to create your handmade, made-to-measure Oilcloth Bag. Choose from a range of designs to find something just right for you!

Over 10 years experience in Bagmaking creating simple Tote Bags through to much more complex designs. I work with attention to detail. 

You can't beat that feeling...when someone admires your accessories and you know it was made just for you!

Step 1.

Choose from one of the available designs shown in my Gallery.


Ask me to make something new  - I love a challenge!  

Various designs for handmade bags

Step 4.

You can choose the perfect zipper colour and zipper pulls to compliment your Bag.

Various zip options
Various zipper puller options

Step 2.

Drop me a message  - either using the Contact me page or through my social media pages and we can start creating your bag!!

Claire Grimshaw - owner of StitchedUpByClaire

Step 5.

You can choose the colour of metal hardware to be used on your Bag (where applicable)

Various hardware colours
Different coloured magnetic popper

Step 3.

You can choose your Oilcloth/Faux Leather and Lining from my stock of fabric. I'm also happy to order in a fabric of your choice. I can offer my advice on co-ordinating fabrics too.


Step 6.

You can decide how many pockets you would like and where you want them

Handmade Flair Crossbody showing pockets

and it will all come together to make your bespoke bag!

Various Handmade Oicloth Bags

Do you have any questions? Click here to read my FAQ's

*Please note that I can only take direct orders from UK customers.

Please contact me via my Etsy shop for any USA orders at this time.

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