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This is the Weekender Boho Sling Bag pdf sewing pattern which comes FREE from the designer DIBY Club, who is well known for writing quality instructions.
The Weekender Sling Bag is the perfect extra-large boho-style sling bag! It’s a grab everything type bag that you need for a weekend getaway. But at the same time, this bag looks stylish and has tonnes of convenience and style. This pattern features a pleated front, two deep inside pockets, and an optional magnetic closure.
Whether you’re going swimming, out for a picnic, or off for an afternoon in the mountains, a big bag is always a necessity. It’s also a super comfortable bag as the sling straps are nice and wide to help distribute the weight across your shoulders, back, and chest.
Two deep inside pockets help you find the things you want to access easily and quickly, like your keys, phone, wallet, etc. It’s good to keep all of your essentials close and easy to find.
The designer says that your fabric choice will make a huge difference in how your bag looks, feels, and lasts. If you want something a bit more structured like this bag then you’ll want to use a thicker structured material. The designer used a piece of heavyweight upholstery fabric for the fashion fabric and engineered suede for the lining. This kind of material will hold up nicely because of its weight which will help keep the bag’s structure very well.
If you are wanting to get a more slouchy look for your bag, you can go with a lightweight woven such as quilter’s cotton or twill. Please note, however, that if you choose a lightweight woven you will definitely want to use a medium weight interfacing to protect the material. Otherwise, you’re going to get wear-and-tear in your bag a lot quicker than you’d like.
You can also choose to add a magnetic closure to your bag as the designer did. It’s great to see some metal on bags and it’s a practical addition to keep everything in.
The designer rates her project as suitable for an experienced beginner sewer and beyond.
Your FREE pdf pattern includes print-at-home PDF pattern files, US Letter and A4 formats, no trim pages, and a complete sewing instruction ebook.
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