The Evelyn Messenger Bag PDF sewing Pattern
PDF Sewing pattern for The Evelyn cross body bag with anti-theft coin purse
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This pattern shows you how to easily make a beautiful cross-body bag with detachable anti-theft purse. It has an adjustable cross-body strap and magnetic snap closure. A generous size, great for everyday use, large enough to accommodate an iPad and all your essentials. Great as a stylish diaper bag.
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 and cute detachable purse including how to create adjustable webbing straps, and attaching magnetic clasp closures.
Skill level: Confident beginner. This is an easy pattern
Approximate finished dimensions:
10.25 x 8.75 inches (26 x 22 cm)
I made this example up in wool tweed, but it is suitable for most medium weight fabrics including tweeds, denim and medium weight cottons.
Make from just half a yard each outer and lining
24 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 0.5m (1/2yd) – Medium weight fabric of your choice – furnishing fabric weights work well tweed or denims too.
Lining 0.5m (1/2yd) – Any light weight fabric of your choice.
Medium fusible interlining 0.25m (1/4 yd) – I use Vilene F220
Fusible compressed fleece 0.5m (1/2yd) – I use Vilene Thermolam one side fusible
Magnetic clasp – 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. Or contrast ribbon if preferred
A half inch (1.25cm) lobster clasp