The Iris Messenger Bag is a boho style, roomy bag that's easy to sew.
The Iris Messenger Bag sewing pattern in PDF format- easily downloaded to your computer for anytime use. This pattern has full color photos and digital illustrations to help guide you through every step.
Designed for confident beginners to advanced level sewing. This bag has customization options to pick and choose from, including zipper pockets, slip-in pockets, adjustable strap, cross body styling, and a recessed zipper closure.
Approx finished size is 16" w x 15" h x 5" d
Depending on the look you're after, this bag can look very hobo-slouch style if using batting as interfacing OR much more structured if using foam interfacing. ALL work.
Example bags include canvas, cotton, metallic crackle vinyl, and denim.
Concerning downloading the pattern - PLEASE check your junk box if you don't see it. I do not send it myself- it's automatic.
1.5 yards exterior fabric (quilting cotton, duck cloth, canvas, linen, cork, vinyl)
1.5-2 yds lining fabric (quilting cotton)
4 yds woven interfacing SF101
2 yards fusible fleece OR batting OR Soft & Stable foam
2 D rings (1.5" width)
1 (optional) adjustable buckle for strap (1.5" width)
2 zippers at 12" length
1 zipper 18" length
Recommended supplies: walking foot, zipper foot, denim needle (size 90), Elmer's glue or glue stick, chopstick, wonder clips.
Informative blog post here: http://www.hungryhippiesews.com/2018/04/iris-messenger-bag-pdf-sewing-pattern.html
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