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Scout Small Messenger Bag

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A small messenger bag style purse to sew. Pockets inside and out including card slots. Two different flap sizes as well as the option to add a recessed zipper


The Scout Small Messenger Bag is a fun bag that is good for anyone. You can make it out of durable and rugged materials using an industrial sewing machine or make a custom bag from cotton fabrics to sew on your domestic sewing machine.

Features of the Scout Small Messenger Bag:
-3-Slip Pockets
-1-2 Zipper Pockets
-6-Credit Card Pockets
AND two different flap sizes as well as the option to add a recessed zipper or leave the wider flap to cover the top opening to keep your items safe inside.

Sizing info:
The Scout measures: 9” wide x 7 ¾” high x 3 ¼” deep

Sewing Experience Level: Intermediate to Advanced

You need the following materials to make the bag:
2: 1 ½” Rectangle Rings
6: 9-mm matching double-capped Rivets and Rivet Press to set them
1: 1 ½” matching strap slide adjuster
1: Decorative magnet closure for Front of Bag/Flap
1” 18mm magnetic snap for back pocket
#5 Zipper Tape and two Sliders: 12”, 7” long pieces
1: matching zipper end
Optional Bag Tag
Optional Edge Paint
1/3-yard of 60”-wide or a 12” x 60” roll Vinyl
½-yard 60”-wide Waterproof Canvas
12” WOF Decovil Light
1/3-yard of SF101
double-sided tape

For the All Vinyl Bag you need:
VINYL 1/3-yard of 60” wide or a 12” roll x 60”
½-yard 60”-wide Waterproof Canvas
DECOVIL Light-12”- wide width of roll

For Part Vinyl/Part Woven:
VINYL 1/3-yard of 60” wide or a 12” roll x 60”
1/3-yard Cotton Canvas
½-yard 60”-wide Waterproof Canvas
DECOVIL-12” wide width of roll
Piece of Shape Flex 101

The pattern:
The PDF is 61 pages of full pattern pieces, written step-by-step instructions accompanied by full-color photos and diagrams. You are free to make and sell products made from this pattern. If you need any help while working through your project, as always, the designer is here to answer any questions and help you to complete a project you will be proud of. 

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

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