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HonestCrafters - Luxury Bag Restoration
HonestCrafters - Luxury Bag Restoration

Chanel Bag Cleaning done by HonestCrafters.

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HonestCrafters - Luxury Bag Restoration
HonestCrafters - Luxury Bag Restoration

Chanel Bag Cleaning done by HonestCrafters.

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Bag restoration and repair in Singapore
Colour restoration, stitching repairs,

and many more

SPRING CLEANING

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DEEP CLEANING 

Dirty or stained leather bags, linings, or handles can be disinfected, cleaned, conditioned, and waterproofed for protection.

Our deep cleaning procedure involves removing marks or stains on the leather with extractive techniques before restoring the surface with cleaning and conditioning agents.
 

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

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MOULD REMOVAL 

 

Our specialised mould removal treatment involves a deep cleaning of the bag surface using a mould removal solution.

*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.

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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 making it the perfect service for all handbags and purses.

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

BRUSHING, WEAR AND TEAR

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LOOP, HANDLE, OR STRAP REPAIR 

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

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

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EDGE REPAIR / RECOATING


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

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

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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 replace or polish your beautiful gold hardware. 

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HARDWARE REPAIR / REPLACEMENT

Our artisans attend to a variety of repairs and fixes including - 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.

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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, then applied with a fine mist airbrush pigment along with detailed hand-brushing.

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FILLER / EDGE COLOUR RESTORATION

 

We can 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. 

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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.

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STITCH REPAIRS 

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

SUSTAIN, PROTECT AND COMFORT

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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

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CUSTOMISATION

 

An alternative way to cleverly disguise flaws that cannot be seamlessly restored - 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.

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MODIFICATION 


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

You suggest it, we make it.  

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CUSTOMISATION WITH PRE-LOVED BAGS

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

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HONEST PACKAGE

We are here to provide quality experiences and affordable services for all our customers. We understand that our customers have different needs and expectations, so we have put together value packages we hope you will love. Check out these packages and start saving!

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