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The Crafted Crossbody Bag (free)

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Here’s a great FREE sewing pattern for the Crafted Crossbody bag with 3 different versions. It’s the perfect bag for turning that box of scraps and forgotten fat quarters into something beautiful and useable.

Description

The Crafted Crossbody bag is perfect for turning that box of scraps and forgotten fat quarters into something beautiful and useable. The pattern has instructions for 3 different versions so you can really be as creative as you like.

Use a single piece of fabric for the outer, or color block it or mix and match with a different fabric on each half with a seam down the middle, or really go to town with your scraps and create a patchwork quilted version with all the patterns you love.

The bag uses minimal hardware, has a top zipper closure and an inside zipper pocket, plus an adjustable strap, and darts for shape and volume.

Sizing info:
The finished bag size is 8½” (21.5 cm) by 9″ (23 cm).

Materials needed:
Fabric and interfacings:
– All measurements are width by length.
– Outer fabric = Version 1 – 36 strips of scrap fabric measuring 2″ (5.1 cm) by 8½” (22 cm). Version 2 & 3 – Fat quarter for each version.
– Lining fabric = Fat quarter.
– Accent fabric = 8″ (20 cm).
– Interfacing = 1 ½ yards (1.5 m).
– Fusible fleece = 20″ (50 cm) by 10″ (25 cm) such as H640 or alternative high loft fusible fleece.

Hardware:
– Two ¾” (2 cm) rectangular rings.
– One ¾” (2 cm) strap slider.
– Zipper closure = 8½” (21.5 cm) N05 zipper or zipper tape.
– Inside zipper pocket = 7″ (18 cm) No3 zipper, 9″ (23 cm) if using zipper tape.
– Optional = Rivets and setting tool.

The pattern:
Print at 100% or actual size. Tape the pattern pieces together matching the lettered boxes but not overlapping.

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

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