The Ojyma Crossbody Bag sewing pattern + video

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The Ojyma Crossbody Bag sewing pattern + video

This is the Ojyma Crossbody Bag pdf sewing pattern from the designer Country Cow Designs.

This little crossbody is described as fun to make and has ALL the pockets. A great everyday bag when you need something small that will allow you to keep your hands free.

The name Ojyma is the combination of the designer’s names, Amy & Jo, spelt backwards.

Skill level:
The designer’s rate their sewing project as suitable for intermediate sewers. You will need to be able to sew curves and binding, however, in the video tutorial, they include extra tips in case it’s your first time sewing curves or binding.

Sizing info:
When you have finished making your very own Ojyma Crossbody Bag it will measure approximately 9″ (23 cm) tall by 8″ (20.5 cm) wide by 3″ (7.75 cm) deep.

Full length video sewalong included:

Check out the sewing video tutorial for tips on how to get great results with this sewing pattern.

Recommended materials:
The designers recommend that you use the following fabrics – Cotton, canvas, cork, vinyl or leather. Your chosen fabrics should be suitable for the capabilities of your sewing machine. If using a basic domestic sewing machine, they recommend using cotton or canvas for your first.

The Ojyma Crossbody Bag sewing pattern + video

What’s needed to make a Ojyma Crossbody Bag:-

  • A ½ yard (50 cm) of exterior fabric – cotton, canvas, cork, vinyl or leather (44″/110cm wide),
  • ¾ yard (70 cm) of lining fabric – cotton or canvas (44″/110cm wide),
  • 60″ by 1½″ (150 cm by 38 mm) of cotton or nylon webbing for the strap,
  • 2 yards (185 cm) of double fold ½″ (13 mm) bias binding,
  • Medium weight woven interfacing (G700/SF101 or similar) – suitable amount for any cotton fabrics you’re using,
  • 3½″ by 5″ (9 cm by 13 cm) of Decovil light (for the flap),
  • A ½ yard (50cm) of foam stabiliser (Style-vil/Flex-foam, or can be substituted for Decovil light for a less structured finish),
  • 16″ (41 cm) No.5 zip tape and two zip pulls,
  • 7″ (18 cm) No.3 zip tape and one zip pull,
  • Two ¾″ (18 mm) Magnetic snaps,
  • Two 1½″ (38 mm) Rectangle rings,
  • One 1½″ (38 mm) strap slider
  • Six Medium rivets (optional),
  • Basic sewing supplies,
  • A sewing machine.

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The Ojyma Crossbody Bag sewing pattern + video

This pattern is written using both imperial (inches) and metric (centimetres) measurements. It was designed and created on a domestic sewing machine.

What’s included with this pattern:

  • A digital pdf file with nineteen pages of step-by-step photo instructions,
  • Handy cutting chart and pattern pieces to print at home,
  • Full video tutorial,
  • An A0 file for use with projectors or a print shop,
  • SVG files for use with cutting machines.

The designer says for printing at home, please use the letter paper file if you’re in the USA or Canada, or the A4 file for everywhere else. The A1 file is for projector and print shop use only and is not compatible with a standard home printer.

If you would like to download the pdf pattern you can click on the blue button below.