Dorian Messenger Bag sewing pattern

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Dorian Messenger Bag sewing pattern

This is the Dorian Messenger Bag pdf sewing pattern from the designer SWOON Sewing Patterns.

The Dorian Messenger Bag is a classic messenger that’s designed to fit your everyday needs!

The pattern includes options for three different flap closures – turn lock, magnetic snaps and side release buckles.

This Messenger Bag is perfectly designed to fit a 13” laptop. It includes four open pockets and one exterior zippered pocket on the back.

This great bag has a long adjustable strap and a top handle for those grab-and-go moments.

Dorian Messenger Bag sewing pattern

When you have finished making your own Dorian Messenger Bag it will measure approximately:

  • 9.5″ tall,
  • 13″ wide,
  • 3″ deep.

Skill level:
On her own original difficulty level the designer rates this project as a two out of four. She says that you should already be somewhat familiar with sewing patterns and common sewing terms.

What’s needed to make a Dorian Messenger Bag:

  • 1 1/3 yards exterior fabric, 44” quilting weight,
  • 1 yard lining fabric, 44” quilting weight,
  • 2/3 yard 44” fusible fleece (Pellon Thermolam Plus),
  • 3 yards 20” midweight fusible interfacing (Pellon Craft-Fuse 808),
  • 1/4 yard 20” heavy fusible stabilizer (Pellon Peltex 71f),
  • Two 1.5” rectangle loops & One 1.5” strap slide,
  • One 9” all-purpose zipper,
  • One turn lock or Two magnetic snaps or Two side release buckles,
  • Coordinating thread,
  • Basic sewing supplies,
  • A sewing machine.
Dorian Messenger Bag sewing pattern

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