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Messenger Bag

Messenger Bag
Featured: Messenger Bag by Ecolution Originally created for hard-working couriers, the classic Messenger Bag has been in circulation for several decades. Known for its long-lasting rugged durability and distinctive “envelope” styling, the classic Messenger has been adopted around the world as the everyday all-purpose carryall. Make a simplified version for yourself in hemp, similar to the featured tote from eco-friendly, Ecolution. You will need: 1 ¼ yds. [1.2 m] of hemp or organic cotton canvas, 54″ [137 cm] wide.½ yd. [0.5 m] of cotton sateen lining, 54” [137 cm] wide1 ½ yds. [1.4 m] of fusible interfacing, 45″ [114 cm] wide.1 closed zipper, 12” long *1 buckle slider, 2” inner dia. *1 belt tip hardware, 2” wide *matching cotton threadgrid paper * Match zipper to colour/metal of hardware. BAG DIMENSIONS: approximately 4″ x 11.5″ x 14″. [10 cm x 29.5 cm x 35.5 cm] Scale: 1 square = 1 inch (25mm) Add seam allowances to all pattern pieces. Bag Body – cut 1X self; cut 1X fusible 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Mönster Igår hade jag inte så mycke tid över till att sy, så ett snabbt och lätt projekt var på sin plats! Har spanat in det här Spideman tyget ett tag nu, men det är ganska dyrt att köpa på internet med tanke på att jag ine vet riktigt vad jag ska ha det till. Men så var jag på en outlet utanför Uppsala i fredags och då hittade jag det där för 89 kr/meter och slog till på lite grann. Och det passade faktiskt bra till en börs och matchade bra med namnbandet. Men jag vet inte riktigt vad jag ska göra med resten av tyget! Fick lite mersmak på börsar och sydde en i flodhästtyget också. Material: 4 rektanglar, en 6 gånger 16 cm, en 16 gånger 12 cm, en 16 gånger 17 cm (baksidan), en 4 gånger 10 cm (flärpen på sidan), och ett blixtlås på 12 cm. Beskrivning: Börja med flärpen och sy ned ena kortsidan ca 1 cm med en smal stickning. Sicksacka de tre återstående rektanglarna. Sy sedan fast de två minsta (6 gånger 16 cm upptill och 12 gånger 16 nedtill) på dragkedjan.

Gretelies Tasche Zum Mitmachen :-) *** Bitte nutzt diese Anleitung nur für private Zwecke - DANKE :-) *** Wenn Du eine Tasche nach dieser Anleitung nähst und sie dann vielleicht in deinem Blog oder anderswo zeigst, würde ich mich über einen Hinweis, woher die Inspiration stammt, sehr freuen! Wegen der Nachfragen, wie ich diese Beuteltaschen nähe, und ich sowieso beim letzten Taschennähen ein paar Bilder für jemand Liebes gemacht habe, zeige ich es hier auch noch mal. Hier erst mal die Schnitteile, die Größe kann man natürlich beliebig abändern, oder auch einfach mal mit den Proportionen spielen. Das Beutelteil wird 2 x für die Außentasche und 2 x aus Futterstoff ausgeschnitten, unten schön dolle abrunden, damit es richtig beutelig wird. Möchte man lange Träger für "über die Schulter", schneidet man den oberen Taschenstreifen 2 mal in seiner kompletten Länge minus 3 - 4 cm aus Außenstoff zu. Den oberen Taschenstreifen im Stoffbruch ausschneiden und den Stoffbruch bügeln, als Markierung. Und fertig!

Classic Tote Tutorial Today we kick off a full month of Summer Sewing with Irene‘s classic tote tutorial. You’ll be thrilled to enjoy one of these roomy, well-designed totes on your way to the market, pool or park this summer. We’ll share fun projects to complement (and pop in) your tote all month long! Classic Tote Tutorial by Irene Everyone needs at least two of these. I have ten myself, but I must say that at times, I cannot find a single one because they are in use all around my house. There are 5 dedicated to grocery shopping alone, but these are often taken for a quick trip to the park, or filled with items to be returned and delivered, or even filled with toys that need to be put away. I sewed all of my totes and at least 30 others, which I have given to friends and family. The totes are sewn from home décor cotton fabric which makes them strong enough to carry groceries, but still able to be thrown in the wash with everything else. Let’s get started! 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. But, nice and neat like this: 6. 7.

mini pocketbook I’m sure that many of you, like me, are on an eternal quest for organization. I know I’m not alone in finding the Container Store’s promise of a perfect, organized life utterly seductive. But here’s the thing…I don’t really like purging, I love my stuff. This tutorial is about helping you stay organized, in a quick, easy, and super-cute way. the pattern …is only four rectangles. the body is 7.25″ tall.the large pocket is 5.5″ tallthe medium pocket is 4.25″ tallthe small pocket is 3″ tall materials needed I chose a vintage cotton canvas for the body in a bright retro floral, and quilting weight cotton in a matching color for the interior. You’ll also need a button and a bit of elastic for the closure, and a bit of ribbon for the pen. I used two layers of mid-weight interfacing on the body to give it some heft. cutting your fabric You’ll be cutting the body in a single layer and the pockets on the fold. preparing your fabric The first step is ironing your fabrics. 2. the closure 3. 4. 6.

Travel Accessories: Plenty of Pockets Tote - Sew4Home When you're on the road, doesn't it always seems to be the ordinary, everyday things you are suddenly in desperate need of: gum, nail clippers, your headphones? I get a little panicky, certain I've left behind the most obvious items... as if perhaps I'm on an arctic expedition and won't see civilization for weeks. But the opportunity for replenishment doesn't matter; I want my stuff close at hand. We offer a full set of pattern downloads below for the tote body as well as all the pockets. We recommend using a twin needle to do the decorative stitching on this project. Our tote uses a heavy, solid-color duck for the exterior, a fabric that is readily available at numerous outlets, including this pretty 7 oz. duck in brown from Fabric. com. The finished size of the tote is approximately 12½" tall x 11½" wide with 2" deep sides and base. Sew the 1½" button to the center top of the tote front opposite the button loop. Contributors Storage Solutions Related Articles

Pleated Purse Tutorial ♥ 1 Purse Snap Magnet♥ 1/3 yard cotton fabric for purse body♥ 1/3 yard coordinating or solid cotton for top of purse and strap ♥ 1/3 yard fabric for lining: may be polyester lining, cotton muslin or print fabric♥ 1 yard Fusible Interfacing♥ Optional: any embellishments you want to add to your purse Seam Allowance: 1/2 inch Instructions: Step One: Cut your pattern pieces (Note that most of them are on a FOLD). Step Two: On the purse body pattern (A) I used notches to indicate where you should make your pleats. Step Three: Stay stitch your pleats in place close to the edge so they don't come undone while you're working on your purse. Step Four: Those dainty little side pleats are going to make your purse top bend up... Step Five: Make your pocket. Step Six: Position your pocket on one of the lining pieces, about 2 inches from top of lining. Step Seven: Top stitch close to edge on sides and bottom. You can divide your pocket into compartments if you like. Step Eight: Make your purse strap.

simple (reversible) tote bag Here is a simple way to make a tote bag. The best part it is even reversible. You might also like to make a zippered pouch to go with your new tote! You will need: 2 pieces fabric 13 1/2 inches X 14 inches (outside) 2 pieces fabric 13 1/2 inches X 14 inches (lining) 1 piece 4” X about 44″ long 1. 2. 3. 4. Cut four pieces fabric 13 1/2 inches X 14 inches. Sew lining fabric right sides together on three sides and also outer fabric right sides together on three sides. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Finished! You might be interested in making a matching pocket tissue holder and zippered pouch to go with your tote! The fabric is from Heather Bailey. 5 Ways to Turn Zippers into Awesome Arm Candy UPDATE: By popular demand, Zipper Bracelet Kits ($15) and readymade Zipper Bracelets ($20) are now available in the Brit + Co. shop! You know we love turning unconventional materials into wearable accessories. Today, we’re tackling zippers! We figured out 5 simple, beautiful ways to create bracelets, cuffs, and bangles out of metal, plastic, and repurposed zippers. Materials: - zippers - E-6000 quick hold contact adhesive - velcro or snap buttons - leather crimps + clasps - Tools: needle nose pliers, sharp scissors First thing to do is get your zippers! 1. These bangles are sweet, and have a definite friendship bracelet vibe. Use colored zippers for these, in whatever colors you like. Attach cord ends so that you can add a clasp and loop. 2. For this one, you’ll want a zipper with some contrast. We chose a black zipper with gold teeth. 3. This one is silly simple! Get a zipper with a more interesting material like denim. 4. 5. Last, the wrap bracelet! And that’s a wrap (hehe!).

Tote With Ruffly Ribbon Handles & Ties It's April 25th... do you know where your Mother's Day present is?? No worries if you don't. Sew4Home has you covered with four fast, easy and very pretty projects for your mommy. We chose Tula Pink's Parisville for all our Happy Mother's Day print fabric with coordinating Designer Linen Solids. The finished bag is approximately 12½" high x 13" wide with 2½" boxed bottom corners. Any Sewing Machine (we recommend the Janome Memory Craft Horizon 7700QCP... you could use a more basic model, but I just LOVE my Horizon, so I have to recommend it now and then) Our fabric cut recommendations are generous to allow for fussy cutting. Create the bag lining and inside pocket Find the 12" x 7" pocket piece.Fold in half, right sides together, making it 6" x 7".Using a ¼" seam allowance, stitch around all sides, pivoting at the corners. Press under the top raw edge of the lining 1" all around, creating a nice folded edge around the entire finished lining piece. Create the bag exterior Contributors Tags:

Tutorial: The Urban Jungle Bag Welcome to another bag sewing pattern! I created this pattern for Pellon Projects, and it is intended for an advanced seamstress. It features leather handles and accent detailing on the front and side, as well as a top zip. There is a flap pocket on the front of the bag as well! SUPPLIES- 1/2 yard exterior fabric- 1 yard interior fabric- 2 yards Pellon SF-101 fusible woven interfacing- 1 yard Pellon 520F (or you may substitute 1 yard Pellon Peltex 70 Ultra-Firm Sew-In combined with 1 yard fusible woven interfacing)- 1/2 yard Pellon fusible fleece- 20" zipper- 23" - 28" leather handles (I used size 28" handles for a shoulder bag)- 1/2" magnetic snap- zipper foot- seam ripper- coordinating thread- hand sewing needle- fabric marker or chalk - rulerHelpful Hint: I purchased my handles here; I found these to be the best price around, and the quality is exceptional. STEP 1 ~ CUT OUT YOUR FABRICFrom the Exterior Fabric 1a. 1b. 1c. 1d. From the Interior Fabric 1e. 3c. 3d. 3e. 4a. 4b. 4c. 4d. 4e.

The Angela Shoulder Bag This cute tall and narrow tote is named after my very favorite Angela, my oldest daughter. She designed the bag with a bit o' help from her very favorite aunt. Together they created a simple yet stylish shoulder bag, using Angela's own stash of fave fabric scraps and cotton webbing for the strap. We thought it turned out so well, we asked the designer's permission to share it with you. She graciously agreed to let us re-create the bag, and even let us pick our own fabric. We liked the way the pretty curves at the top stood up straight and tall. Any Sewing Machine (we recommend the Janome Jem Gold 3) Create and place the pockets Find the 8" x 8" interior pocket piece. Edgestich each pocket in place along both sides and across the bottom, pivoting at the corners. Create the body of the bag Re-assemble your layers: batting, lining with right side (pocket side) facing up, exterior with wrong side facing up. Do NOT trim away the peak on either side. Attach the strap Contributors Section:

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