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Rubie Crossbody Runaround Bag

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Adorable pleated detailing and a fold-over cuff with a hidden pocket underneath. This runaround crossbody bag has everything you need and looks good too.


Rubie is a stylish cross-body bag with diagonal pleat accents and cuff top. It is perfect for your daily running around.
Under the cuff is a hidden slip pocket for your cell phone or keys.
If you find yourself needing a larger bag while shopping, just turn the cuff up and instantly you have a deeper bag with a lovely accent.
The interior has a zipper pocket and a double slip pocket as well as a key fob.

The pattern comes with 3 versions for the back. It can be made with pleats like the front, with a set in zipper or a full back pocket. You decide which version suits your needs best. Make Rubie your perfect runaround bag!

Skill level:
Intermediate Pattern

Finished Size:
12″ W x 12″ H x 3″ D
(12“ W x 15″ H when cuff is up)

– 5/8 yard Exterior Fabric – Faux Leather – 52-54” wide (1 1/2 yards if using 44” wide cotton fabric)
– 1/4 yard Exterior Fabric – Accent – Faux Leather
– 1/3 yard Lining Fabric – Cotton 44” wide – additional 1/2 yard for Version 2 or 3
– 1/4 yard Accent Lining Fabric (slip pockets)
– 3/4 yard SF-101 Interfacing
– /2 yard Fusible Fleece – Pellon Thermolam Plus – Cotton version only
– 1 – 8” – #3 Zipper
– 1 – 7” – #5 Zipper – for Version 2 only
– 1 – 1” Slider or 2 – 1” Rectangle Rings
– 1 – 1” Rectangle Ring
– 1 – 3/4” Magnet Snap
– 7 – 5/16″ Caps x 1/4″ Post Chicago Screws or Double Cap Rivets ( 3 are *Optional)
– 1 – Small Swivel Clasp ( approx. 1 1/2” L) *Optional*
– 1 – 1” Strap End Cap or Webbing End Cap

The pattern:
This is a PDF pattern: 37 pages of step by step instructions with color photos and 15 pages of full-size pattern pieces for all 3 versions. Cutting from measurements (when possible) is also included. *Instructions are for sewing with faux leather* – with tips for using cotton.

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

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