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After having my first child I decided to give up my long-time career in Manhattan in order to stay at home. I am now a full-time Mom to the two most precious little girls and a wonderfully supportive ...

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Small Hip Bag

from Sewplicity®
(9) Name: 'Sewing : Small Hip Bag
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Small Hip Bag
Small Hip Bag
Small Hip Bag

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • You will need to know how to use a sewing machine.
  • Good for beginning and intermediate sewers

Pattern Description:

Looking for a quick, easy and fun sewing project? How about a new bag?

The design is simple....
Two outer slip pockets (one on each side).
A zipper closure.
A simple interior (no pockets).
A skinny strap that adjusts with a tie (no hardware).
You can use one fabric or two...

Sometimes simple is what you need. Sometimes simple is more attractive. Sometime simple is better. Sometime simple wins!

Given the simple design, this eBook is great for novice and intermediate sewers and for those more advanced, this will prove to be a quick and satisfying sew. And if you feel so inclined, you can add a pocket modify the strap so it is one sized piece. It's up to you.

A simple design, a simple pleasure!

*This pattern is for personal use only.
**Reproduction or distribution of this pattern or sale of the finished item(s) is strictly prohibited.

(c) Copyright 2012-2013. Sewplicity(r), LLC.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 8" tall x 7" wide x 1" depth


  • 1/3 yd. main body
  • 1/3 yd exterior pockets and lining
  • 1/4 yd medium wt. fusible interfacing
  • 1/4 yd fusible fleece
  • 9" zipper
  • coordinating thread

You Will Also Need:

  • Rotary Cutter/Mat OR Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Straight Pins
  • Marking pen/pencil
  • Steam Iron
  • Hand-Sewing Needle

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