This designer makes the most wonderful bag patterns that receive fabulous feedback from her very loyal fans. This is the ingenious and very smart sewing pattern for The Double Clutch Crossbody Bag.
Diane Spencer-Ogg shows you how to easily make the handy double-clutch crossbody bag, which is, in fact, two bags in one. We know you’ll want to sew one for yourself. You can see more of the features of this pattern on the designer’s YouTube channel below:-
You can also now view a full-length YouTube video from Jess OklaRoots for the Double Clutch Crossbody Bag, where she gets incredibly excited about this pattern. You can watch this video below:-
This magical double bag has two individual sides so you can use one side for money, keys and personal items and the other for phone, makeup, spectacles, etc. It’s deceivingly roomy, with a feature panel to the front and a palm strap to the back of the bag, and with three different straps to choose from, the options are endless.
The three strap options, all with full instructions, are as follows:
A wrist strap
A narrow crossbody strap
A feature guitar style strap.
Inside the Double Clutch Crossbody Bag, you will find a feature zip pocket for your phone or cash and separate credit card slots.
The clutch is fully lined throughout and you will understand in no time how to construct this magic double bag, with lots of suggestions on different ideas for the decorated front panels.
The designer describes this pattern for the intermediate sewer (but on the easy side).
When finished the Double Clutch Crossbody Bag will measure approximately 9″ by 5 1/8″ (23 x 13 cm).
Suitable fabrics for the Double Clutch Crossbody Bag are most light and medium-weight woven fabrics. You can also use quilting cotton, tweed, cork, vinyl, home decor weights, leather, even oilskin for a men’s version. You can make the double bag using less than half a yard of each outer and lining fabric.
When you purchase the digital pattern there are 41 pages of full-color tutorial-style easy to follow instructions with detailed photos. You will be able to walk your way through making a professional-looking bag in no time. Full-sized patterns are included with relevant sewing tips, together with a list of material requirements and suggestions.
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