Nevaeh Bowler Bag - PDF sewing pattern - Pattern includes 2 Sizes - RLR Creations


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The Nevaeh Bowler bag boasts impeccable poise and classic lines that define a traditional bowler bag design with enough modern touches that will make everyone stop and stare.

This beautifully structured Bowler Bag can be made in any fabrics of your choosing from Quilt Cotton to Leather. Mix and match textiles to create a bold fashion piece to compliment any wardrobe.

The Nevaeh Bowler comes in two sizes: A handbag that is spacious enough for anything you wish to carry daily and a Commuter Size that is big enough to carry everything you need on a commute or a weekend away.

Features: A wide open zippered top, Top Carry Handles with an optional Adjustable Strap, Interior Zipper Pockets, and Slip Pockets on both sides of the interior to offer you lots of organizational space.

Handbag (Small): 13” Wide, 10” High, and 6” Deep
Commuter (Large): 16” Wide, 13” Tall, 9” Deep


1 yard (1 ¼ yards for Large) 44” wide Quilting Weight Cotton OR ½ yard (¾ yard for Large) 54” wide Cork or Vinyl/Leather- Main Fabric
1 yard (1 ⅓ yards for Large) 44” wide Quilting Weight Cotton- Lining Fabric
1 ¼ yard (1 ½ yards for Large) Fusible Pellon SF 101 or a woven shaping Interfacing –Light Interfacing
½ yard (¾ yard for Large) Fusible Décor Bond - Pellon 809 Firm Stablizer- Heavy Interfacing

*NOTE: If you are choosing Cork, Heavy Vinyl or Leather for your Main Fabrics- to reduce bulk it would be ideal to use Light Interfacing on your Main Fabric pieces.

½ yard (¾ yard for Large) Fusible Fleece -TP971F-Pellon Fleece Thermolam Plus or 1 yard (1 ½ yards for Large) 20” Pellon FF 77 Fusible Flex Foam
*NOTE: Fusible Fleece is the ideal choice if using a heavy Vinyl or cork and Flex Foam if choosing a Quilting Weight Cotton or a Woven fabric for your Exterior pieces.

4-1" O-Rings or D Rings
2- ½" O-Rings or D Rings- (Optional for Long Carry Strap)
2- 1" (1 ½” for Large) Trigger Hooks- (Optional for Long Carry Strap)
1- 1” (1 ½” for Large) Slider- (Optional for Long Carry Strap)

1- 22” (27” for Large) -size #5 -recommended Zipper- Top Closure
1- 9” (11” for Large) Zipper- Interior Pocket

Coordinating thread
Removable Fabric Marker (I recommend a Frixion gel pen as it can be removed by pressing with an iron.)
Microtex (Sharp) Needle 80/12 –Recommended for topstitching through the thicker parts.
Fabric Glue or Fabric Glue Stick

**Hardware Kits for the Nevaeh Bowler available from So, You Need Hardware?:

See lots of photos of this and all my bags by visiting my facebook page:

Feel free to sell your bags made with my pattern but please do not sell or share the pattern.

Average review
Read pattern, looks easy to follow. Haven't made yet, but love the look.
May 4, 2018 by michellebohanon
Love that it comes with templates for two different sizes.
Apr 9, 2018 by Beckie
Feb 15, 2018 by Two Homespun Sisters

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