This bag is a simple shape that can be interpreted in many different ways. Alter the fabrics, straps and embellishments to make an endless range of shoulder bags, handbags and messenger bags. Enjoy learning lots of tips and tricks in the basics of bag-making so you can get started making great fashion accessories that you will be proud to carry.
Difficulty: Basic - Beginner
Designer: Nicole Mallalieu
Size: 27cm x 28cm x 8cm.
Suitable Fabric: Cotton
♥ 80cm medium weight, woven fabric (depending on whether you use the flap pattern, and how you make your straps)
♥ 35cm iron-on medium weight interfacing
♥ 50cm lining fabric
♥ 1 x 14mm magnetic snap catch
♥ 80cm iron-on interfacing (if you want to interface the entire bag)
♥ 80cm Fusible Wadding (if the fabric is light weight)
♥ 15cm zip for a pocket
♥ D-rings and Slide adjusters (See this tutorial!)
♥ Template (stenciling) plastic or Fast2Fuse for the bag base. (See this tutorial for making a bag base with Fast2Fuse)
♥ Bag Handles
♥ Webbing and Bag Fittings