Charlie Sling Bag sewing pattern (with videos)

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This is the Charlie Sling Bag pdf sewing pattern from the designer Kindred Sewls.

This pattern is a great way to create a stylish and functional sling bag that’s perfect for everyday use.

The bag itself is designed to be worn across the body, making it a great option for anyone who needs to keep their hands free while they’re out and about. All views feature the following:
– One interior zippered pocket (5″ zipper),
– One back security pocket (5″ zipper),
– Adjustable crossbody strap (1.5″ wide),
– Head-to-head zipper closure.

This wonderful sewing pattern comes with three front pocket options:
– A has a pleated pocket with a flap/snap closure.
– An asymmetrical zippered pocket.
– A front slip pocket with a snap closure.

Skill level:
The designer rates her sewing project as suitable for an intermediate (or at least confident advanced beginner) sewer. Prior bag making experience including experience in the following is recommended:

  1. Sewing thick layers of fabric,
  2. Sewing around curves,
  3. Easing a gusset,
  4. Installing zippers,
  5. Installing snaps,
  6. Sewing bias tape.

Sizing info:
When you have finished making your own Charlie Sling Bag it will measure approximately 7.5″ wide by 12.5″ high by 3″ deep.

Recommended materials:
To make a Charlie Sling Bag the designer recommends that you use medium weight canvas fabric or similar woven fabric for the exterior, and quilting weight cotton for the lining.

The pattern:
This is a digital sewing pattern. The designer says that you will receive three pdf files – one with detailed, step-by-step instructions, one with full size pattern pieces that can be printed on letter or A4 size paper, and one A0 file for those who prefer to print at a copyshop. The pdf files are available for instant download. If you are printing at home, there are fifteen pages to print.

This pattern includes written instructions in English only together with technical illustrations. The designer has made four video tutorials to accompany the pattern (covering the trickiest parts) but there is not a video for the entire pattern at this time.

Overall, the Charlie Sling Bag pdf sewing pattern is a great investment for anyone who loves to sew and wants to create their own beautiful and functional bag. Whether you’re an intermediate (or at least confident advanced beginner) sewer or a seasoned pro, this pattern is sure to inspire your creativity and help you create a bag you’ll love to use every day.

If you would like to download the pdf pattern you can click on the blue button below.