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Luxury Bag Repairs and Restoration in Singapore
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CLEANING & MAINTENANCE

Honest Crafters | Luxury leather bag cleaning

DEEP CLEANING 

Always thinking how to clean your luxury leather bag? Leave it to our team of leather artisans to clean your bag and treat it to a bag spa. 

Our deep cleaning procedure removes marks or stains on your leather bag / purse with leather-friendly products and techniques before coating with cleaning and conditioning agents.
 

*Complete removal of stains is not guaranteed, the efficacy of our cleaning methods depends on the nature of the stain and material.

Honest Crafters | Leather Bag Mould Removal Singapore

MOULD REMOVAL 

Are your leather bags infested with mould? Stop the spread and leave your mould worries to us with our specialised mould removal treatment. Using a safe, pH-balanced and leather-friendly solution, our team cleans your bag multiple rounds to rid your bag of any mould.

*Do note that mould stain on bags may only be reduced and not completely removed, and the amount of reduction is also dependent on the material and condition of the item.

Honest Crafters | Leather Bag Mould Removal Singapore

ODOUR REDUCTION 

 

Anti-Bacterial Cleansing treatment is applied to your bag to remove bacteria and odours. This can be used on all types of leather, fabric, and coated canvas, the perfect service for all handbags and purses.

*Do note that the cleansing process functions to reduce pesky smells only (mildew/mould/odour).

COLOR PLATING, WEAR AND TEAR

Honest Crafters | Bag Stitching Repair Singapore. Before and after close up of stitching repair service done by Honest Crafters

LOOP, HANDLE OR STRAP REPAIR 

Damaged, worn, or broken handles/straps/loops are reinforced and strengthened with a supporting layer of leather, or completely replaced.

The replacement can be recrafted with matching leather or redyed to replicate the original.

Honest Crafters | Edge Repair Singapore. Before and after close up of leather bag edge repair service done by Honest Crafters

EDGE REPAIR / RECOATING


Edges of leather trimming, straps, and handles are commonly coated with a wax finish.

A new wax finish is applied to restore worn edges, lightly sanded for smoothness, and re-waxed with an applicator tool. Wax is relayered until the original wax finish is restored.

Honest Crafters | Gold Plating Service Singapore. Before and after close up of gold plating service done by Honest Crafters

METALWORK


For bags that have a metal frame, a frame realignment may be needed if the clasp does not close properly.

We also provide specific Gold Plating services to plate or polish your 18k/24k Gold hardware. 

Honest Crafters | Handbag Lock Repair Singapore. Before and after close up of handbag lock repair service done by Honest Crafters

HARDWARE REPAIR / REPLACEMENT

A variety of repairs and fixes include - reattaching hardware, fixing locks, and small pins.

New hardware will be sourced to match the design of the bag e.g. locks, clasps, eyelets, buckles, D-rings, grommets, chains, snaps, small pins, metal feet.

Honest Crafters | Colour Restoration Singapore. Before and after close up of colour restoration service done by Honest Crafters

COLOUR RESTORATION / RECOLOURING & DYEING 

Our colour restoration and redyeing service help cover up discolouration, deep stains, scuffing, and scratches.

This service can also change the colour of leather bags. The dye is custom-matched and applied with a fine mist airbrush pigment along with detailed hand-brushing to preserve your original stitching.

Honest Crafters | Edge Colour Repair Singapore. Before and after close up of edge colour repair done by Honest Crafters
Honest Crafters | Edge Colour Repair Singapore. Before and after close up of edge colour repair done by Honest Crafters

FILLER / EDGE COLOUR RESTORATION

 

We patch and fill holes, smoothen deep scratches/abrasions, and cover scuffed corners. Finished with colour touch-up. 

*Do note that this process does not guarantee an exact match to the original, thus there may be a compromise between texture and aesthetics when restoring. 

Honest Crafters | Leather Bag Replacement Service Singapore. Before and after close up of leather bag replacement done by Honest Crafters

PATCH / REINFORCE

A layer of supporting leather is used to reinforce worn loops, straps, handles, piping, edges, or tears on the bag. 

External patching on areas such as corners or edges may require the leather to be refinished with custom matched dye.

Honest Crafters | Leather Bag Stitching Repair Singapore. Before and after close up of leather stitching repair done by Honest Crafters

STITCH REPAIRS 

We can re-stitch lining, loose side tabs, straps, panels, gussets, zip track or handles.

SUSTAIN, REPAIR AND RESTORE

Honest Crafters | Bag Inner Lining Replacement Singapore. Before and after close up of inner lining replacement done by Honest Crafters
Honest Crafters | Bag Inner Lining Replacement Singapore. Before and after close up of inner lining replacement done by Honest Crafters

LlNING REPLACEMENT 

Worn, damaged, or deteriorated linings can be relined with matching leather or material.

Our artisan can incorporate multiple compartments, pockets, or zips into new linings.

Honest Crafters | Bag Restructuring Singapore. Before and after close up of bag restructuring and resizing done by Honest Crafters

RESIZING / RESHAPING

 

Resizing the bag to the ideal dimensions for you. Seams of the bag are opened, and excess leather is removed. 


Reshaping restructures your bags by opening the lining and adding stiffeners from the inside of the bag, between the lining for sturdy yield.

Honest Crafters | Bag Strap Shortening. Before and after close up of bag strap shortening done by Honest Crafters

STRAP SHORTENING

Straps are custom altered to achieve an ideal length for you, removing excess cluttered leather.

Pricing varies for different types of straps, e.g. patent leather, CHANEL chain etc. 

Honest Crafters | Handbag Strap Repair Singapore. Before and after close up of handbag strap repair done by Honest Crafters

HANDLE / STRAP REPLACEMENT

If your handles/straps are too weak, we recommend replacement instead of repair.

A new strap or a pair of handles can be recrafted with matching leather and redyed to replicate the original. If you require/desire a new length, just let us know.

Honest Crafters | Handbag Tubing Repair Singapore. Before and after close up of handbag tubing repair done by Honest Crafters

HANDLE TUBING REPAIR / REPLACEMENT

Broken tubing in handles can be repaired to fill the hollow void in handles and get them back in working order. If they are at risk of tearing, we may advise replacing the existing handles with entirely new ones.

Honest Crafters | Bag zipper repair. Before and after close up of handbag zipper repair done by Honest Crafters

ZIP REPAIR / REPLACEMENT


We can fix zipper misalignment when stuck, the teeth not closing (or they keep popping open). If the zip head is broken, our artisans will source a new slider.

If there is a separation from the zip teeth or fabric tear on the zip tape, we will replace the zipper completely.

CREATIVE CUSTOMISING

Honest Crafters | Handbag repair & customization . Before and after close up of handbag repair and customization done by Honest Crafters

CUSTOMISATION

 

An alternative way to cleverly disguise flaws that cannot be seamlessly restored otherwise - such as cuts, rips, or burns.

 

Our team repairs the opening first, then covers it up with a custom-designed patch, or adding leather caps/panels.

Honest Crafters | Handbag repair & customization . Before and after close up of handbag repair and customization done by Honest Crafters

MODIFICATION 


Send us your ideas - be it to include additional straps, loops, trimmings, adding holes, handcrafting a new bespoke handle, shorter strap, or adding new hardware such as studs. 

You suggest it, we make it.  

Honest Crafters | Handbag repair & customization . Before and after close up of handbag repair and customization done by Honest Crafters

CUSTOMISATION WITH PRE-LOVED BAGS

Upcycle material from your pre-loved bag to build a personalized, bespoke bag just for you. Our team is able to revamp the appearance and structure of your old bag, using pre-existing original hardware, coated canvas, and Vachetta leather.

Honest Crafters | Handbag repair & customization . Before and after close up of handbag repair and customization done by Honest Crafters