The Prairie Girl Bag Pattern is a cute little shoulder bag that will fit the kitchen sink! There are 12 card slots, plus longer sections for cash and checks in the curved outer zipper pocket. Also in the outer pocket, a pen loop and a little zipper pocket for coins and other items. The main part of the bag is divided into 2 large compartments. If you are looking for a small size shoulder bag that will carry all of the essentials, this is it!
Difficulty: Intermediate / Advanced
Designer: Janelle MacKay / Emmaline Bags
Size: Width - 12 ” (30.5 cm) x Height - 7 1/2” (19 cm) x Depth - 3” (7.5 cm)
♥ 3/4yd / 0.75m Exterior Fabric (quilting cotton, light canvas/duck, home décor cotton, jean, cork, vinyl)
♥ 1-1/4yd / 1.25m Lining Fabric (quilting cotton or similar weight woven fabric)
♥ 3yd / 3m Fusible Interfacing - Light-medium weight fusible woven interfacing - similar to Pellon Shapeflex SF101 (20” wide) **.
♥ 1/2yd / 0.5m Fusible Fleece - Dense needled fleece such as Pellon Thermolam Plus / Vilene H640
♥ (1) 16” (40 cm) Zipper for the Exterior Curved Zipper Pocket (#4.5 or #5 nylon bag zipper, 1 1/4” wide, non-separating) - You can use a longer zipper or zipper by the yard, the zipper will be trimmed to the required length.
♥ (2) 14” (35 cm) Zippers for Exterior Top Opening (#4.5 or #5 nylon bag zipper, 1 1/4” wide, non-separating) - You can use a longer zippers, or zippers by the yard.
♥ (1) 7” (18 cm) Zipper for Inside Zipper Pocket (#3 nylon all purpose zipper, 1” wide, non-separating) - You can use a longer zipper, or #3 zipper by the yard if preferred
♥ 4” (10 cm) Waistband Elastic for pen loop - 3/8” or 1/2” wide (10 mm or 12 mm)
♥ (2) 1-1/4” (31mm) Strap rings (Rectangular Rings, Oval Rings, or D-rings)
♥ (1) 1-1/4” (341 mm) Rectangular Strap Slider for Adjustable Shoulder Strap
Optional hardware items: Rivets, Purse Feet, Metal Bag Label