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Mercury Messenger Bag

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Sew a marvellous messenger bag. Two sizes of bag in the same pattern and both packed full of pockets and great design features.

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Description

The Mercury Messenger Bag is a trendy and unique take on the traditional messenger bag. It is available in two sizes, the Large size that is perfect for laptops and binders, and the Small size that fits tablets and paperback books.

There are several pockets inside and out, including a zippered interior divider pocket or a padded divider pocket for laptops (fits laptops up to 14”/35.5cm wide). You’ll find all sorts of uses for both sizes of the Mercury Messenger Bag. This pattern is for intermediate bag sewers and has a drop-in lining.

DIMENSIONS:
Small: 9.5” long, 11” tall, 3.5” wide (24.1 x 27.9 x 8.9 cm), Strap: 24.5”- 45” (62.2- 114.3 cm), Purse drop: 10.5”- 21”
Large: 15.5” long, 12.5” tall, 3.5” wide (39.4 x 31.8 x 8.9 cm), Strap: 24.5”- 45” (62.2- 114.3 cm), Purse drop: 9”- 20” (22.9- 50.8 cm)

MATERIALS REQUIRED:
(See picture for exact amounts)
– Exterior fabric, accent fabric, interior fabric
– Woven fusible interfacing
– Foam interfacing
-Peltex interfacing
– (1) zipper, 8” or 14”
– (3-4) 1.5” inside diameter O-rings
-(3-4) 1”-1.5” swivel hooks
-(1) slider for adjustable strap
-optional purse feet

The pattern:
This pattern includes 28 pages of instructions, with detailed illustrations. There are also links to several video tutorials to help with the tricky steps. There are 13 pages of the Small printable pattern and 23 for the Large, but all the piece dimensions are also included in a cut chart if you don’t want to print the pattern. Pattern instructions are given in both inches and centimetres. This can be printed on Letter or A4 paper.

Download:
Please note this is a digital download PDF file, not a paper sewing pattern.

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