Our team are experts in leather bag repairs, cleaning and restoration services. Bring your bag to our heritage workshop in Melbourne for a personalised consultation or use our convenient online bag repair service with Australia Post.
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As an established bag repair shop in Melbourne for over sixty years, our team offer both repairs and leather bag restoration services. Visit our heritage workshop at Shop 50 Royal Arcade, 150 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne for a consultation with our specialists or post your items to our bag repairers from anywhere in Australia.VIEW LOCATION
If you're looking for a bag repair shop near you we offer an online bag repair service with Australia Post. Our team can assist with organising your bag to be delivered to our heritage workshop. Send photos of your bag to our team to get started with your repair.Send Photos
We repair, clean and restore all types of leather, suede, canvas and all styles of bag. Popular bag repair services we provide are outlined below including a full service list and bag repair prices.
The loop is the point of attachment of the handle or strap to the bag and is prone to wearing. We repair loops by using a combination of stitching and reinforcing the leather. Worn loops can be recrafted and replaced.See Examples Send Photos
We replace bag linings or reline bags with matching new leather or material. This involves removing the original bag lining before adding pockets or zips to the bag lining and transferring hardware or brand tags.See Examples Send Photos
We repair bag straps by either stitching, reinforcing or strengthening with a supporting layer of leather. For straps that are well worn we recraft new straps from similar leather and redye to match the original colour.See Examples Send Photos
We repair bag handles by either stitching the handles or reinforcing with supporting layers of leather. For bag handles that are well worn we recraft new handles flat or rounded handles and reattach to the bag.See Examples Send Photos
We modify the structure or change the size of leather bags. This can involve a variety of jobs such as correcting bags that appear saggy or taking in the seams of bags to make them smaller.See Examples Send Photos
We shorten or lengthen bag handles to achieve a custom length. A measurement is taken to find the ideal length of the strap and the strap is shortened to the new size.See Examples Send Photos
We replace or reattach all types of bag hardware including locks, clasps, eyelets, buckles, D-rings, grommets, chains, snaps, small pins, metal feet, trimmings, frames, rivets and press studs.See Examples Send Photos
We repair bag zips or completely replace the zip with a new one. We stock a variety of zip colours and fabrics for most brands, which we can custom match to the exterior and interior of any leather bag.See Examples Send Photos
We repair stitching or restitch leather bags. This may include restitching handles, straps, zips or interior areas of the bag. We stock a variety of threads matched for colour and thickness.See Examples Send Photos
We patch tears and worn areas in leather bags from an unexposed side. External patching can be used on worn corners and the leather can also be recoloured for a seamless repair.See Examples Send Photos
We attend to a variety of bag repair jobs that do not fit neatly into other categories. Examples may including fixing locks, replacing small pins, reglueing, re-welding hardware and bag frames.See Examples Send Photos
We repair worn edges on straps or handles by resealing with beeswax and custom matched leather dye. We lightly sand and smoothen the edges before reapplying the finish to the edges of straps or handles.See Examples Send Photos
We professionally waterproof leather bag with silicon-free waterproofing agents. This helps strengthen the leather fibres, prevents staining to the bag and assist with cleaning or maintaining your leather bag.See Examples Send Photos
We clean and removed stains from bag. Our deep cleaning procedure involves removing any marks or stains on the leather with extractive techniques before restoring the surface with cleaning and conditioning agents.See Examples Send Photos
We refinish, redye or recolour bag that are discoloured, scratched or deeply stained. The dye is custom-matched and the finish is reapplied by hand before the leather is nourished and waterproofed to prevent colour migration.See Examples Send Photos
We recolour or dye bags to a new colour. The original finish of the bag is stripped before the new dye is applied. Our dyes allow for a natural and refined finish to the leather that preserves the original character.See Examples Send Photos
Our full service and price list. If you require a repair or restoration not listed above or need a custom quote for your items send photos to our team via our online order form.View Price List
Your use of the Evans website and services constitutes your agreement with the terms and conditions outlined below, with any other terms and conditions stated herein, and with any applicable laws. These terms are subject to change without prior notice
All efforts will be made to ensure that repair and restoration jobs are completed to a high standard. Evans employs only highly skilled leather craftsmen and items entrusted to our workshop are handled with the highest care. The repair processes recommended for any item are selected to suit the nature of the leather or material, the structure and condition of the item.
Evans cannot assume responsibility for the inherent weakness of, or defects in the leather or materials that are not readily apparent prior to processing. This includes dyeing jobs where the finish will be highly dependent on the quality and condition of the leather.
Evans will not be held responsible for any of the following processes:
While we strive to restore items to their original state, it is not always possible to return items to factory condition. Our goal is therefore to restore items to the best condition possible. In addition, some materials and hardware are proprietary of certain brands and there are regulations against using these materials for our repairs. In such cases materials and hardware will be substituted with suitable replacements of similar quality and aesthetics.
The prices listed on the Evans website are to be used as a guide only. We make every attempt to be consistent with our pricing and to provide transperent information regarding our repair processes. Due to the diversity of leather goods and variety of possible services available, prices are always subject to change and we are under no obligation to match the prices listed on our website. If an item is misquoted, we reserve the right to modify the price, and in our sole discretion, to refuse or cancel any order placed for that item at the incorrect price.
If you decide to send us an order via post or courier, ensure that your items are packed securely. We cannot assume any responsibility for damage that occurs during transit and any transport services are to be used at your own risk. Please check with your shipping provider for more information regarding insurance policies and guarantees.
It is highly recommended that customers inspect items carefully upon completion of their order. Please notify Evans customer support within 24 hours of any complaints, concerns or queries regarding the item. All repairs left with Evans, unless otherwise specified, are subject to a workmanship guarantee for a period of three months following completion of the order.
Our workmanship guarantee is subject to the following conditions.
All returned items are put through a number of inspection checks. If the returned item satisfies our criteria, it will be processed as a new order and finished according to the original job description. Failure to meet any of the above criteria may result in the workmanship guarantee being declared void and being removed from that particular item.
After placing an order with Evans, there is a possibility that we will send you communications regarding our services and products. By using our services, you agree to receive such communications from us. We will give you opportunity to opt out of receiving these promotional emails by following the opt out instructions provided in such messages. We also use emails for non-commercial purposes. These emails provide important information such as repair details, copies of receipts and order status updates.
We utilise SMS for non-commercial purposes. You will only receive an SMS from Evans in regards to order details and order status updates.
Any message you send to Evans via email, postcard, letter, voice mail or other transmission relating to your use of this site shall be and remain the property of Evans, and Evans shall not be limited in any way in its use, promotional, commercial or otherwise. Evans will not use your full name in any such promotional use without your permission. You agree that no such messages will violate the rights of any third party or contain any libelous or otherwise unlawful materials. We save certain messages and emails on file for promotional and marketing purposes, but we are not required to and do not retain every such message.
Collection of your personal information
All customers are required to supply personal information on creation of an order. Types of information collected may include name, mobile number, postcode and email address. This information is mainly used for facilitating contact throughout the repair process and providing customers with order status updates.
Sharing of your personal information
We may occasionally hire other companies to provide services on our behalf, including but not limited to handling customer support enquiries, processing transactions or customer freight shipping. Those companies will be permitted to obtain only the personal information they need to deliver the service. Evans takes reasonable steps to ensure that these organisations are bound by confidentiality and privacy obligations in relation to the protection of your personal information.
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For each visitor to reach the site, we expressively collect the following non-personally identifiable information, including but not limited to browser type, version and language, operating system, pages viewed while browsing the Site, page access times and referring website address. This collected information is used solely internally for the purpose of gauging visitor traffic, trends and delivering personalized content to you while you are at this Site.
From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will use for these new purposes only, data collected from the time of the policy change forward will adhere to our updated practices.
Accessing Your Personal Information
You have a right to access your personal information, subject to exceptions allowed by law. If you would like to do so, please let us know. You may be required to put your request in writing for security reasons. Evans reserves the right to charge a fee for searching for, and providing access to, your information on a per request basis.
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