Mens messenger bag PDF sewing pattern. The Craggan. man bag. iPad bag. Mens cross body bag
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This pattern shows you how to easily make a men’s tough crossbody bag. It has an adjustable crossbody strap and magnetic snap closure. A generous size, great for everyday use, large enough to accommodate an iPad and all his essentials and strong enough for the hardest working man!
Fully lined throughout with a feature phone pocket on the front. The instructions walk you through, in simple steps, how to construct the roomy box cornered bag including how to create adjustable webbing straps, and attaching magnetic clasp closures. The bag also has an anti theft strap to attach your keys
Skill level: This is an easy pattern. Suitable for anyone who has tried a few patterns before
Approximate finished dimensions:
10.25 x 8.75 inches (26 x 22 cm)
I made this example up in Harris tweed, but it is suitable for most medium weight fabrics including tweeds, denim, medium weight cottons and furnishing cottons.
Make from just half a yard each outer and lining
12 pages of full colour tutorial style instructions with detailed photos will walk you through making a professional looking bag in no time.
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❤ Full sized PDF pattern included
❤ All measurements given in inches and cm
❤ Complete, easy to follow instructions
❤ Full colour photos for every step
❤ Relevant sewing tips
❤ A list of material requirements and suggestions
❤ Printer friendly. Prints on US letter size or A4 paper
❤ Size check feature to verify your printer settings
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Supplies needed for the bag:
Outer fabric 1/2yd (0.5m) – Medium weight fabric of your choice – furnishing fabric weights work well tweed or denims too.
Lining 1/2yd (0.5m) – Any light weight fabric of your choice.
Medium fusible interlining 1/4yd (0.25m) – I use Vilene F220
Fusible compressed fleece 1/2yd (0.5m) – I use Vilene Thermolam one side fusible
Magnetic clasp – 3/4″ (18mm)
1.5” wide Cotton webbing 68 inch (170cm) to make the strap or a pre-made bought strap if you prefer
2 x 1.5” square rings and slider to make the strap.
18” (46cm) leather or faux leather strapping half inch (1.25cm) wide.
A half inch (1.25cm) lobster clasp