You SEW Girl! by Nicole Mallalieu PDF PATTERN DOWNLOAD
A1&A2 print shop format (print both). 33 pages A4/letter tiled for home printing. 32 page instruction book.
Slimine messenger-style bag - will fit a 15” notebook computer (can be customised to fit a range of sizes).
Bag dimensions - 40cm x 30cm x 8cm
With this pattern YOU WILL LEARN –
How to make a structured base with purse feet How to use Polypropylene webbing How to add interfacings and support materials to fabric. How to work with PVC on bags How to make an adjustable strap How to work with velcro How to make patch, compartment and pleated pockets. How to get a professional finish on a bag flap. How to use bias binding on a bag. How to make a crisp, structured edge at the top of a bag with a professional finish LOADS of tips for making well-finished bags EASY!
YOU WILL NEED:
95cm-130cm* medium weight, fabric (duck, light denim, drill, canvas micro-suede, pinwale corduroy etc) for the bag body 35cm -90cm* fabric for lining 40cm-90cm* contrast fabric (in place of main fabric) 95cm-155cm** medium-heavy weight, iron-on interfacing 110cm Fusible wadding 7.5cm Vilene S520 7.5 x 37cm Template (stencilling) Plastic 2m x 50mm Polypropylene or Polyester webbing 6 x large Purse feet 50mm Plastic Tri-glide 50mm Looploc ring 120cm Velcro (or other ‘hook and loop’ Fastener) *Fabric lengths depend on your use of contrast fabric **If you’re interfacing the lining (needed for the expandable pocket) you’ll need 150cm. If not, 95cm will be plenty. Optional: (depending on your design variation) 1 x 50mm plastic side-release buckle 35cm medium-weight clear PVC for flap
Check my blog and website for lots more pictures, tips and tutorials