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Nora Doctor Bag video sewing tutorial

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LOVE this Nora Bag sewing pattern. A modern take on the classic and traditional Doctors bag, but this innovative pattern doesn't use an expensive frame. Pattern available in 3 sizes too. One of my favorite bag patterns ever!

An innovative design for a classic and stylish Doctor bag but with a twist – you don’t need an expensive and fussy frame to make this bag!

Another excellent pattern from Swoon this week, for the popular Nora Doctor Bag – available in three sizes in the digital pattern and two sizes in the paper pattern option.

Nora is a classic handbag inspired by doctor bag purses of the past. True to the style, this bag opens wide but does not require an expensive frame. There is one large zippered pocket in the lining. Three sizes are included in this sewing pattern (traveler size not included in the paper pattern).


Small Handbag = 11″ by 8.5″ by 5.5″
Large Handbag = 13.5″ by 10″ by 6″
Traveler = 17″ by 12″ by 8″

MATERIALS (different sizes may require different amounts, check pattern for full details):-

Check out the video tutorials for how to cut out and sew the Nora bag, then click the button below to get the Nora Sewing pattern.

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