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City Bag

City Bag - B0365

This slimline shoulder bag sits snugly under your arm as you weave your way through city crowds. It has a zippered closure at the top for added security. It's a real city-slicker!

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With this pattern you will learn to insert a zip on a curve, make internal compartment and zip pockets and stabilise the bag base. You'll also learn how to attach straps on a "boxed corner" seam. (And if you didn't already know, you'll ALSO learn what a "boxed corner" is!!).

Vary the straps, fabrics and embellishments* to make a bag to match every outfit!

Bag Size 30cm (highest point) x 34cm x 10cm. Strap length is variable.

 

Design Variations

Upholstery weight microfibre
suede-look fabric requires
no interfacing.
This City Bag has
an applique' patch
with a machine-embroidered
design.

The bag has a Fast2Fuse Base.

Japanese embossed cotton
City Bag with
flat O-rings and
eyelets in the strap.
The bag also has a
structured base with
purse feet.

The light fabric is given
structure with medium-light interfacing and
light (630) fusible wadding.

Light microfibre 'suede'
fabric with flat o-rings
in the straps and
a cotton print overlay.

The light fabric is
given structure with
medium-light interfacing
and light (630) fusible
wadding.

The bag has a
Fast2Fuse Base.

This pvc "snakeskin"
version has o-rings
and a shortened strap

 

This reproduction
vintage print version
has o-rings in the straps.

The fabric is given
structure with medium-light
interfacing and has
a Fast2Fuse Base.

 

 

This brushed cotton
version has simple
"laisy daisy" wool
embroidery.

The bag has medium-light
interfacing and
a template plastic base

    BO365 - City Bag

    You Will Need:

    55cm x 115cm OR 80cm x 90cm Medium weight, woven fabric

    65cm x 115cm OR 80cm x 90cm Lining Fabric

    55cm x 115cm OR 80cm x 90cm Light-medium weight iron-on interfacing

    30-35cm zip

    Template (stencilling) plastic or Fast2Fuse for the bag base.
    (See Tips and Tutorials for making a bag base with Fast2Fuse)

    Optional:

    20cm zip for lining pocket

    D-rings

    O-rings