This is a simple, easy to make and adorable bag suitable for a walk in the park or shopping in town. The practical part of this bag is also its main feature – a large concealed front pocket –unless you look very closely,you will not realized it is there. Spacious enough for electronic gadgets or a small book, it is also great for carrying wallets or other personal things. A kind of bag you can depend on.
The suitable fabric is quilting-weight cotton, linen , canvas or home-dec fabric. Light-weight interfacing and fusible fleece will provide some soft structure while maintaining the casual look of the bag. If you love the slouchy type of bag, use thick materials like denim or canvas and forgo the interfacing. Minus the cutting and pressing of the interfacing, the bag can be made in a couple of hours!
You will be received 21 pages of complete step-by-step tutorials with extra info and 8 pages pattern tiles that need to be assembled. Seam allowances are included in the pattern.
Approximate Finished Dimensions :
Height: 11½ inches ( 30 cm ) Width : 11 inches ( top ) 13 ½ inches ( widest part )
gusset : 2 ¼ inches
Fabric ( based on 44” wide fabric )
½ yard of quilting weight cotton fabric / linen / canvas ( MAIN exterior fabric )
½ yard of canvas / linen / thick cotton ( CONTRAST fabric )
¾ yard of light-weight cotton ( LINING )
1 yard of medium or light-weight fusible interfacing ( i.e Pellon SF101 Shape-Flex )
½ yard of fusible fleece interfacing or batting
1 13” zipper ( width 1 ¼” ) – preferably big-teeth YKK plastic zipper
1 18mm magnetic button
2 1 ¾” Square or D-rings for making strap ( optional )
Intermediate / confident beginner. Has basic skills in sewing and has completed a few simple bags.
Please note this is a digital download PDF file, not a paper sewing pattern.