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Saltwater Shoulder Bag sewing pattern (with bonus Saltwater Pouch)

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Saltwater Shoulder Bag sewing pattern (with bonus Saltwater Pouch)

Introducing the Saltwater Shoulder Bag with the bonus Saltwater Pouch included too for a cute matching pair.

This bag features exterior concealed kangaroo pockets on each side. They can have one or two openings to use for your phone, keys, or other small items. The inside features a zippered pocket and a large divider pocket.

The bag is generously sized without being too large and the designer has even provided detailed information for making it at 85% if you prefer something smaller.

There will be several options for this bag, such as:

  • one OR two shoulder straps,
  • magnetic snap closure OR recessed zipper closure,
  • 3 hardware options in the pattern but endless possibilities.
Saltwater Shoulder Bag sewing pattern (with bonus Saltwater Pouch)

This pattern has a facing technique that will be familiar to those that sew clothing and will be a very satisfying sew!

Recommended fabrics and materials:
The designer recommends various fabrics. It can be made from various fabric mediums such as more pliable faux leathers, vinyl, cork fabric, or quilting cotton.

Skill level:
The designer rates her project as suitable for an ambitious beginner / intermediate sewer. You’ll need to know how to install zippers and be open to trying new techniques. You’ll need to choose your materials appropriately.

Sizing info:
When you have finished making your very own Saltwater Shoulder Bag it will measure approximately 14½″ wide by 12½″ high by 3¼″ deep.

Recommended fabrics and Fabric and Hardware requirements:

This PDF pattern includes:

  • 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,
  • An A0 copy-shop file,
  • Labels to keep track of your cut pieces.

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As a bonus with the Saltwater Shoulder Bag, the designer has included a pattern for the Saltwater Pouch.

Isn’t the Saltwater Pouch the cutest?! This pouch is the perfect companion to the Saltwater Shoulder Bag or just on its own!

It holds so much for being such a petite little cutie!

It can be made from various fabric mediums such as more pliable faux leathers, vinyl, cork fabric, or quilting cotton.

The designer rates her pouch project as suitable for an ambitious beginner sewer. You’ll need to know how to install zippers and be open to using bias binding. The designer says to trust her as it’s not as hard as you think and is very forgiving on the inside of the pouch. You’ll need to choose your materials appropriately.

When you have finished making your very own pouch it will measure approximately 7″ wide by 5″ high by 3¼″ deep.

Recommended fabrics and Fabric and Hardware requirements:

This PDF pattern includes:

  • 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,
  • An A2 copy-shop file,
  • Labels to keep track of your cut pieces.
Saltwater Shoulder Bag sewing pattern (with bonus Saltwater Pouch)

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