Betty Box Pleat

Attaching Strap Ends

A super quick tutorial on how to attach our strap ends. Such a versatile way to swoosh up the end of your straps and so very quick and easy. What’s not to love!! Where to find these fabulous strap ends: https://www.bettybp.com.au/strap-ends/ I’m going to also pop in a refresh of…

Australian Frame Glue Choices

This is an older article I posted on facebook back in early 2017 when HT2 was no longer able to be imported into Australia due to it’s chemicals. The frame tabs attached to the above frame are still going strong which makes this article even more relevant today. We still…

Covering a Purse Frame

Long before I started Betty Box Pleat the only purse frames you could get in Australia were horrible! The plating would pit and scratch easily and they were very thin things, this cover technique saved my bacon many times! If you’re using our Betty Box Pleat frames you don’t need…

Buying Guide for Hardware

International standard sizing for handbag rings is based on the inner measurement of the ring. This is where your webbing/handle will run through. The external measurement of a ring is variable due to the thickness of the metal which is why the inner measurement is used to determine the technical…

How to attach a glue in purse frame

One of the elements of making a purse frame that concerns people is attaching the purse to the metal frame.  Today, we’ll dispel the worry and demonstrate how it’s done. Beginning with a glue in purse frame and a completed bag, you’ll require in your tool box: Strong craft glue…

New 50cm Double Zips!!

I have had a lot of questions over the past 12 months about attaching zip pulls and the challenges of making a perfect lined up double zip. So we’ve taken action and created one simple solution. So excited to introduce our brand new zipper product, the 50cm nylon metal look,…