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Modern Shoulder Bag

from Susie D Designs - Sewing Patterns
(9) Name: 'Sewing : Modern Shoulder Bag
Modern Shoulder Bag
Modern Shoulder Bag
Modern Shoulder Bag
Modern Shoulder Bag

Pattern Description:

Sew this modern, hip bag from your choice of medium weight cotton fabrics. This is a great project for using co-ordinating fabrics from designer collections, showing them off at their best. There's a handy interior pocket included to keep small things close at hand.

Instructions include both metric and imperial measurements.

Full-size printable pattern pieces are supplied with this sewing pattern - please note some of the pattern pieces need to be taped together, due to home printer page size limitations.

Make it for yourself, family, friends or SELL your finished items - please offer SusieDDesigns credit as the designer in all product descriptions.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 11 3/4'' x 12 1/4''


  • 25'' x 21.5'' fabric 1, medium weight cotton
  • 22'' x 21.5'' fabric 2, medium weight cotton
  • 12.5'' x 6'' fabric 3, medium weight cotton
  • 18'' x 21.5'' fabric 4, medium weight cotton
  • 35.5'' x 28'' medium weight fusible interfacing
  • 12.5'' x 21.5'' medium weight sew-in interlining

You Will Also Need:

  • sewing threads
  • 1, 5/8'' metal press-fastener and tool for attaching
  • 1 pair, 1'' metal D-rings
  • 1 pair, 1'' metal swivel hook snaps