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Pony Express Messenger Bag free pattern

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Here's your chance to make yourself a great looking Messenger Bag that is inspired by the Pony Express delivery days of the early 1860s. And as a great bonus, the designer has made the tutorial and pattern free.

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,
  • 1 yard of fusible fleece for the outer bag and flap,
  • 1 yard of stiff fusible interfacings like Decor Bond or Craft Fuse. The width of this product varies from 20″ to 45″ so you may want to purchase a bit more if the width is only 20″.
  • Basic sewing supplies,
  • A sewing machine.

Click here for the pattern

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