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This Retro Style Sling Bag is a practical and stylish unisex sling bag that is very popular in designer stores right now. This bag is designed for versatility and can be worn crossbody (great for cyclists!) across the chest or back, or over the shoulder for a more relaxed look. It is the perfect bag for travelling

There is tons of opportunity to customize this bag to create your own version – instructions are given for adapting the front closure to either a simple snap fastener or hook and ring, as you prefer. It has tons of pockets to make organization easy and ensure you never misplace anything ever again. Three external including two with zippers, plus one internal slip pocket to hold your tablet or notebook inside the bag.

FINISHED DIMENSIONS: 7″ Long x 14” high x 3” deep
Adjustable strap length: 34-52”

• Classic ‘retro’ boxy shape with roomy interior – large enough to carry all essentials – photo 4 gives you an idea of what you can pack inside!
• Great for day trips, shopping, or cycling – hands free and secure
• Easy access slip pocket to the front with snap fastener or hook closure, plus one small zipper pocket
• Concealed zipper pocket at the back with easy access: perfect for securing valuables
• Inner slip pocket for keeping things tidy inside
• Adjustable strap with a padded section for added comfort
• D Ring and loop allows you to hang your bag when not in use
• Fantastic unisex style – the perfect partner gift!

Exterior Fabric (45” wide)- ¾ yd
Lining- 1 yd
Interfacing – 20” wide/ 36” wide- 1½ yds/ 1¼ yds
Interlining (Fusible Fleece or canvas)- ¾ yd
A complete list of all hardware and sundries required is included in the pattern.

The finished product is beautiful quality – fully lined with internal bound seams that give structure and strength – made using professional bagmaking techniques throughout.

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