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MULTI-POCKET URBAN TOTE

MULTI-POCKET URBAN TOTE
“multi-pocket urban tote” Smart-looking yet functional in commuter bag designs. An urban carry-all with a variety of pocket compartments for wallet, cellphone and PC notebook makes it the perfect everyday tote. Carry in your hand, on your shoulder or across your chest. Dimensions: 17″ high / 15″ wide / 2″ deep with a 42″ [1.1 m] adjustable shoulder strap and exterior pockets. [43cm X 38cm X 5 cm] Construction Method: Turned finish – this method may be recognized by noting the lack of machine-stitching that is visible at points of assembly on the exterior side of the bag. Material Used: 100% Olefin sueded automotive upholstery, 54″ [137 cm] wide; trimmed with PVC leatherette vinyl, 60″ [152 cm] wide. You will need: Design Note: Coordinate metal colour and finishes for the zippers and hardware; do the same for dome snaps and rivets. This is a simple block design. ** Add seam allowances to all pattern pieces. Design Note: Use an x-acto knife and metal ruler to cut the leatherette neatly.

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