Mulberry Hill Design

Professionally handcrafted handbags and wallets

Make Your Bag Work For You

Does shopping for a new handbag frustrate and disappoint you?

Do you find yourself "making do" with the off-the-rack accessories?

Can you find the color you want, in the style you prefer, with the pockets you need, and the strap length you like?

Design Your Own!

We all have different accessory needs for different lifestyles, activities, hobbies, and personal aesthetics. You deserve a bag that keeps all your essentials handy and organized, in a style that fits you.

How To Design Your Own:

Step One: Size, Shape, and Style

Whether you need a big tote for work or school, a classy clutch for nights out, a sophisticated diaper bag, or a backpack to store your balloon animal supplies, we’ve got you covered. (Tip - thinking about the items you want to store in this bag can help you determine the size you need.)

You dream it, we make it.

Not sure what style you want or how to describe it? The Style Canvas has a great Visual Glossary of Purses to help you, and of course Pinterest can also be a huge help in finding inspiration.

If you don’t want to start from scratch, choose a template from our Made to Order pieces.


Step Two: Materials and Hardware

There are endless options for fabric and materials to make your bag your own. We have several samples in stock for you to choose from, or feel free to find your own-just send us a link and we’ll get on it. If you only have a general idea of what you want, we can help find the perfect material to bring your vision to life.

We love using sturdy materials like leather, cork, vinyl and canvas to make our pieces last (vinyl is a great vegan alternative to leather, and it’s more affordable too!). We also can’t resist gorgeous cotton prints, whether they’re floral, geometric, or represent a fandom (Doctor Who and Marvel are our favorites!).

Hardware for your piece (zippers, buckles, handles, etc.) is available in silver, gunmetal, gold, rose gold, and brass, or if you find specific pieces you want to use, we can design your bag around them!


Step Three: Pockets, Embroidery, and Other Customizable Features

We love pockets here at Mulberry Hill Design! Functionality does not need to be sacrificed in order to have a gorgeous bag. You deserve a bag that is custom-tailored to your specific wants and needs (and looks great too!).

Think about what items you need to have easy access to. For example, you may want an outside front pocket for your phone & keys, or interior zipper pockets for securing certain items. Maybe you need several divided pockets to keep everything organized. We’re happy to collaborate to create solutions that work for you.

Want your initials monogramed? Or a Custom embroidered design? Just add it in the form below!

We also have the option to add feet to structured bags for extra protection.


We are happy to find the perfect materials for your piece, based solely on the color and texture you envision. But if you want to browse on your own for specific ones, here are some tips:

Name *
(Purse, Backpack, Tote, Wallet, Clutch, Pouch, Diaper Bag, Messenger bag, etc - You Dream It, We Make It)
Describe the size and shape you want your bag or wallet to be, or link to your inspiration piece(s)
Describe color/texture/fabric for outer material(s), or link specific ones (ex. brown leather, faux crocodile vinyl, canvas with leather bottom, cork fabric, Marvel cotton print, etc.)
Describe your preference for lining material, or link specific ones (ex. waterproof canvas, cotton, nylon, etc.)
Strap/Handle Types
check all that apply
Describe color, material, width, hardware, anything you want for the straps on your bag (ex. geometric handles, guitar strap, buckle adjustment, slide adjustment, crossbody chain, etc.)
Describe your pocket dreams and needs (exterior phone pocket, interior zipper pocket, interior slip pockets, dividers, card slots, water bottle side pocket, whatever suits your needs)

Too many possibilities to choose from? Try starting with a template in our Made to Order collection