from Dog Under My Desk
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32 page full color tutorial with photos
17 pages of computer generated pattern pieces (8 pattern pieces total, must be printed and taped together)
Detailed construction and zipper instructions
I originally designed it to be a theme-park or train bag. I specifically made it for the auto show. You know, one of those carry everything you need for the whole day kind of things. Your water bottle, jacket, a book... things you may not need in your every day purse but when taking an extra tote to leave in the car isn't an option. I discovered, that even half-full, I totally use this bag as an every day purse! It's big but it's not *too big* meaning it's about messenger bag size. Whether I have it stuffed (and you can really stuff it!) or not, it's perfect! Also, I use this as my "personal item" for the plane and since it is still a purse!
It features a back zipper (fully lined) and a top, zippered gusset. The back zipper is perfect for boarding passes, an Essential Wristlet, an iPad, a Kindle - anything you want very accessible but completely secure.
The front slip pockets are specifically designed to keep phone and keys accessible. The inside features the zippered gusset and a full length pocket on one side. I've left the other side without a pocket you so you can customize it!
I've given extra structure to the bottom of the bag and included instructions for an optional bag base sleeve.