[UPDATE – SADLY THIS PATTERN APPEARS TO BE NO LONGER AVAILABLE. We’ve searched the Northcotts website and this bag pattern doesn’t seem to be there any longer. Sorry, we hate it when that happens, but things like this can occur on external websites and we have no control over that. Instead check out THIS LINK FOR OTHER MESSENGER BAGS TO SEW.]
Here’s your chance to make yourself a great looking Messenger Bag (from a free sewing pattern) that is inspired by the Pony Express delivery days of the early 1860s.
The name of the bag comes from the Pony Express which was a mail service delivering messages, newspapers, and mail using relays of horse-mounted riders between Missouri and California.
And as a great bonus, the designer has made the tutorial and pattern free.
A finished Pony Express Messenger Bag will measure 3 ½” wide by 12” long by 8” high.
If you would like to make the Pony Express Messenger Bag you can click on the link below to get the free tutorial and pattern.
What you will need to make the Pony Express Messenger Bag:-
1/3 of a yard of fabric for the exterior,
3/8 of a yard of fabric for the bag flap,
1/2 of a yard of fabric for the lining,
1/3 of a yard of fabric for the strap and supports,
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