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The Orchid Waist/Sling Bag sewing pattern

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Here's a great pattern for a bag that can be worn two different ways, either as a bag around your waist or as a bag slung over your shoulder. It's called The Orchid Waist/Sling Bag.

Here’s a great pattern for a bag that can be worn two different ways, either as a bag around your waist or as a bag slung over your shoulder. It’s called The Orchid Waist/Sling Bag.

The Orchid Waist/Sling Bag has the following features:-

  • A front exterior pocket that closes with a flap
  • The flap also has a built-in zipper pocket on the front
  • On the inside, there are 2 slip pockets
  • The strap is adjustable and clips on at one end to quickly attach it around your waist or back
  • The bag has a main zippered closure.

And if you chose the fabrics carefully this project could be unisex.

When finished The Orchid Waist/Sling Bag will measure approximately 11 1/2 inches (29 cm) wide by 8 1/2 inches (21.6 cm) high.

This project is best suited for intermediate sewers but a confident beginner could give it a try. This project will take around 3 hours to make.

Here's a great pattern for a bag that can be worn two different ways, either as a bag around your waist or as a bag slung over your shoulder. It's called The Orchid Waist/Sling Bag.

What you will need to make The Orchid Waist/Sling Bag:-

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