Purse Hardware Tutorial: How To Install Rivets

Conquer your fear of rivets! In this tutorial, Jess talks about different fabrics suitable for the use of rivets, sizes of rivets, tools needed to for their installation, and more! 

This video will teach you how to install rivets. After watching, you will feel confident with the process. For this tutorial, you will need your fabric, a hammer, a rivet setter and anvil, a rotary punch (or seem ripper or scissor), and some rivets!  

Professional-looking rivets are perfect for purses, backpacks, and handbags! These rivets are durable, and look great from both sides.  They are even strong enough to stay attached to leather!  Rivets are available in Antique, Nickel, Gold, Gunmetal, and Rose Gold.

Our Rivets come in 3 sizes: 6mm, 8mm, and 13mm sizes. Perfect for all of your needs! 

They can be purchased here.

Test out your new skill on some Sallie Tomato projects like the Backyard Caddy, this DIY Tray or Basket (a free pattern and tutorial are available as a part of our first Free Video Series), and the Daphne. As always, don't hesitate to reach out with questions!


Leave a comment

Please note, comments must be approved before they are published