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Kaitlin Crossbody Purse (with video)

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A beautiful and practical purse that is ideal for everyday use. We like the different strap options, the smooth lines of the bag and all the handy pockets.


The pattern comprises a step-by-step photo tutorial that shows you how to make a beautiful and practical purse ideal for everyday use. Full-scale pattern templates are included so no need for measuring -just cut and sew!

Instructions are included for making a clip-on leather shoulder strap AND an adjustable, long fabric strap for wearing the purse crossbody.

The Kaitlin purse is fully lined and has two exterior slip pockets, an exterior feature zip pocket on the front that’s perfect for your phone or other valuables, PLUS an interior zip pocket for additional security.

Sizing info:
11″ wide x 10″ high x 3″ deep.

Skill level:
2 – Improving beginner with some experience of basic bagmaking techniques and basic sewing patterns***

Video tutorial:
Here’s Jess from OklaRoots showing you how to make the awesome Kaitlin Crossbody Purse.

Materials needed: 
½ yd of main fabric (allowance for the shoulder strap included)
1 Fat Quarter of contrast fabric for the front slip pocket
½ yd of lining fabric
1yd of fusible woven interfacing (FS101) or ½yd UK equivalent Vilene G700 (36” wide)-
½ yd of interlining (I use duck canvas, calico, or muslin, which is firm and gives body without adding weight to the purse). You can also use foam for a thicker effect.
2 x 7” zips – coordinating or contrasting color
1 piece of leather strap ¾” wide x 25”
1 piece of sued or leather lace 6” long

• 1 x 16 or 18mm (¾ inch) magnetic snap closure
• 2 x ¾” metal D rings
• 2 x ¾” metal swivel clasps
• For leather shoulder strap (short) – 2 x 6-8mm rivets
• For adjustable long strap – 1¾” metal strap slider and 2 x 6-8mm (¼ inch) rivets (if you don’t want to use rivets the strap ends can be stitched instead)

Please note this is a digital download PDF file, not a paper pattern. Please download immediately after check out.

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