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I learnt to hand stitch when I was 7. It was the blanket stitch. When I was 12, I learnt the satin stitch. Many years later, I bought my first sewing machine and attended a dressmaking course at a ...

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Easy Sling Bag

from Projects By Jane
(9) Name: 'Sewing : Easy Sling Bag
Easy Sling Bag Easy Sling Bag
Easy Sling Bag Back
Easy Sling Bag Inside

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • sew a straight line

Pattern Description:

Print. Sew. Love.
Psst.... You can sell the sling bag too!
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A cool, fun sling bag.
This is one bag every woman/girl should own.
Fun and casual.
It fits your essentials and more.

This bag is for beginners.
It is easy to put together.
Closure is a simple magnetic snap.
One patch pocket inside the bag.

One end of the long sling is tied to a wooden/metal ring. The ring is a feature of this bag.
You must be able to purchase a suitable ring in order to make this bag.

Take the easy way out and make the flap the same fabric as the exterior fabric.
Or use a contrasting fabric.

Want something more interesting? Make the flap using patchwork by just sewing a few strips together.

Make it over a weekend. Total time is likely to be about 2 hours.

Pattern Details:
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Sing bag is completely lined
Absolutely NO RAW SEAMS
Step-by-step detailed instructions with color photos
Full-size pattern pieces
Measurements in inches and cm
Paper size: Letter or A4
PDF: 33 pages

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To read my PDF, you must have a pdf reader e.g. Adobe Reader.


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All photos, text and patterns belong to Projects by Jane, Jane Poh (c) 2013.
Purchase of pdf pattern includes an explicit agreement by you not to sell this pattern, distribute it for free, make copies or pass it off as your own.
You may sell the finished bag. Please credit "Projects By Jane".
No outsourced mass production of bag allowed. As long as every item is handmade by you, you may make and sell as many as you are capable of.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 9.25" (23.5cm) across the top
  • 12" (30.5cm) widest across
  • 9.25" (23.5cm) top to bottom


  • Exterior fabric - 1.5 yard (1.5m)
  • Lining - 0.5 yard (0.5m)
  • Under 1 fat quarter of 2 different fabric for patchwork
  • Fusible interfacing

You Will Also Need:

  • Magnetic snaps
  • Wooden/Metal ring

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