As the name suggests, what a versatile bag this is. The designer has produced a sewing pattern (that you can download below) for her Versatile Convertible Foldover Bag, that she has named – Gabbie’s Grove.
The designer says that the Gabbie’s Grove is perhaps the most versatile bag you will ever make and we agree with her. This super cool convertible bag can be worn as follows:
A foldover crossbody or shoulder bag
Carry it as a clutch
Carry it as a tote
Convert it to a backpack just by un-clipping one side of the adjustable strap and threading it through the top body handle to wear as a foldover backpack
Convert it to a backpack just by un-clipping one side of the adjustable strap and threading it through the handle straps to wear it as a full tote sized backpack.
When finished The Gabbie’s Grove measures approximately 14” wide at the widest point by 15” high when unfolded by 4” deep at the base.
What you will need to make The Gabbie’s Grove Versatile Convertible Foldover Bag
44” wide by 22” non-directional exterior fabric
44” wide by 28” accent fabric
44” wide by 28” lining fabric
45” wide by 2 ¼ yards fusible woven interfacing (WovenFuse). Substitutes are Pellon Shape-FlexSF101 20” wide by 5 yards. Vilene G700, Therm-o-web HeatnBond or DHJ501