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I am a sewist who experiments with all kinds of textiles and patterns. I have been selling my handmade items for years. I like seeing projects go from concept to completion. It is always fun to ...

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Half Yard Crossbody Bag

from Crooked Smile Creations
(9) Name: 'Sewing : Half Yard Crossbody Bag
Half Yard Crossbody Bag
Half Yard Crossbody Bag
Half Yard Crossbody Bag
Half Yard Crossbody Bag
Half Yard Crossbody Bag

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Use your sewing machine
  • Ironing
  • Follow Pattern Instructions

Pattern Description:

You can make this bag with a half yard of fabric. One quarter yard for the exterior and one quarter yard for the interior.

You will make a casual and comfortable handmade messenger bag that is as unique as you. This cross body style is perfect for students, city gals, or travelers.

It is a great pattern for the beginner sewist. This pattern will walk you through each step of cutting and construction with detailed descriptions and diagrams.

Make a bag as unique as you!

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Measurements: 8"L x 2"W x 9"H
  • Strap Drop: 20 inches


  • Sewing Machine
  • Iron
  • Scissors or rotary cutter
  • Pins
  • 1/4 yard bottom weight fabric
  • 1/4 yard quilting or lighter weight fabric (also can use a fat quarter)

You Will Also Need:

  • 1 1/2 inch wide x 46 inch polypropylene belting or similar material
  • 1/2 yard craft weight fusible interfacing