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Ocean Tide Shoulder Bag (2 sizes)

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Large and roomy casual shoulder bag (2 different sizes in the same pattern) that’s easy to sew. With a retro styling, it makes a great purse to carry for the weekend.


The Ocean Tide Shoulder Bag is a carefree and vintage-inspired casual bag! It reminds me of the 70’s and has a super groovy shape. It’s designed to be constructed with a leather shoulder strap but I’ve included directions to make a fabric strap too. You can also add an optional zipper pocket and magnetic snap. I’ve included two sizes: Low Tide is the smaller size and the larger size is the High Tide. The Ocean Tide might be simple in design but it sure does pack a punch!

Skill level:
This pattern is for Confident Beginners. 

The pattern:
• Full sized pattern pieces
• a Cutting List (to use instead of the included rectangular pattern pieces – to save the trees!)
• colorful and clear diagrams for most steps
• small notes section on every couple of pages
• an A0 copy-shop file
• Layers to conveniently print certain multi-sized pieces
• Labels to keep track of your cut pieces

Sizing info:
Low Tide (small) – 17 3/4″W x 18½”H x 2″D
High Tide (large) – 22″W x 23 1/4″H x 2″D

Recommended fabrics – pliable canvas, pliable vinyl/faux leather for the Exterior, quilting cotton or pliable canvas for the Lining. Vinyl, cork or canvas for the Contrast unless using leather strapping. 

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

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