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The Lily Pleated Cross Body Bag - PDF Sewing Pattern

$8.00 CAD
By purchasing this listing you are not purchasing a finished bag. This is a PDF sewing pattern to make the bag pictured.

This pleated cross body bag is a larger sized bag with tons of storage space, some great accents in vinyl or faux leather and 2 strap options: either adjustable or double straps.

It is best to use a walking foot to make sew the vinyl parts of this bag. If you do not have a walking foot, you can always sew with a layer of tissue paper between the foot of your machine and the vinyl and then carefully tear off when your seams have been sewn. However, I highly recommend a walking foot!!

For the interior of the bag, I give instructions for the zippered pocket and the slip pockets, installation of a magnetic snap and creating an adjustable strap.

This bag uses sew-in interfacing to give the bag structure (I use duck canvas).
SUPPLIES:
Exterior fabric:
½ yard for exterior pleated panel
Lining fabric:
½ yard for main lining
½ yard for zippered pocket and slip pockets
¼ yard for lining top band
Faux Leather/Vinyl/Leather:
One piece approximately 20 inches x 12 inches
Interfacing:
½ yard fusible interfacing for pockets
½ yard sew-in interfacing of your choice (cotton batting, duck canvas, etc)
Notions:
1 8-inch zipper in coordinating color
1 18mm magnetic snap
1 rectangular slide to match width of your strap (1.25 inch is used in this pattern)
2 O-rings - 1.5 inches wide (OMIT if making the double strap option instead of the cross body
version)
Webbing for strap (50 inches for double strap version, 60 inches for cross body version)

MEASUREMENTS:
Width at widest: 17 inches (43.18 cm)
Width at band: 13 inches (33 cm)
Height: 11 inches (28 cm)
Depth: 4.5 inches (11.43 cm)
Strap is either adjustable or double straps in the length of your choice.

SEWING EXPERIENCE: This project should be suitable for beginners. It will take between 2 and 3 hours to make this bag depending on your sewing experience.
PLEASE NOTE: This pattern is in ENGLISH only.

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