This pattern shows you how to easily make a men’s tough crossbody bag. It has an adjustable crossbody strap and magnetic snap closure. A generous size, great for everyday use, large enough to accommodate an iPad and all his essentials and strong enough for the hardest working man!
Fully lined throughout with a feature phone pocket on the front. The instructions walk you through, in simple steps, how to construct the roomy box cornered bag including how to create adjustable webbing straps, and attaching magnetic clasp closures. The bag also has an anti-theft strap to attach your keys
I made this example up in tweed, but it is suitable for most medium weight fabrics including tweeds, denim, medium weight cottons and furnishing fabrics. Make from just half a yard each outer and lining.
This is an easy to moderate pattern. Suitable for anyone who has tried a few patterns before
Approximate finished dimensions:
10.25 x 8.75 inches (26 x 22 cm)
12 pages of full colour tutorial style instructions with detailed photos will walk you through making a professional-looking bag in no time.
2 PDFs included – you will receive the pattern and the instruction booklet
❤ Instant Download
❤ Full sized PDF pattern included
❤ All measurements given in inches and cm
❤ Complete, easy to follow instructions
❤ Full colour photos for every step
❤ Relevant sewing tips
❤ A list of material requirements and suggestions
❤ Printer friendly. Prints on US letter size or A4 paper
Supplies needed for the bag:
Outer fabric 1/2yd (0.5m) – Medium weight fabric of your choice – furnishing fabric weights work well tweed or denims too.
Lining 1/2yd (0.5m) – Any light weight fabric of your choice.
Medium fusible interlining 1/4yd (0.25m) – I use Vilene F220
Fusible compressed fleece 1/2yd (0.5m) – I use Vilene Thermolam one side fusible
Magnetic clasp – 3/4″ (18mm)
1.5” wide Cotton webbing 68 inch (170cm) to make the strap or a pre-made bought strap if you prefer
2 x 1.5” square rings and slider to make the strap.
18” (46cm) leather or faux leather strapping half inch (1.25cm) wide.
A half-inch (1.25cm) lobster clasp
Please note this is a digital download PDF file, not a paper sewing pattern.