The Day Bag is a simple shape that can be interpreted in an endless range of styles. You can alter the fabrics, straps and embellishments* to make an endless range of shoulder bags, handbags and messenger bags.
With this pattern, you'll learn to make a magnetic snap or zipper closure. The pattern also offers the option of a 2-way snap closure, which folds in the sides of the bag to give a “Gladstone Bag” look. You'll enjoy learning lots of tricks and tips for a professional finish for all of your handmade bags.
Difficulty: Basic - Intermediate
Designer: Nicole Mallalieu
Size: 27cm x 18cm x 8cm
Suitable Fabric: woven
♥ 70cm medium weight, woven fabric
♥ 25cm medium weight iron-on interfacing
♥ 40cm lining fabric
♥ 14mm magnetic catch/p>
♥ 70cm medium weigh iron-on interfacing (if you want to interface the entire bag)
♥ 70cm fusible wadding (to add more body to the fabric)
♥ 15cm (6”) zip for lining pocket
♥ D-rings, slide adjusters, etc for straps
♥ Template plastic
♥ Peltex for the bag base/p>
♥ 31-40cm zip for the top of the bag
*Instructions do not include embellishment techniques.