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Indygo Junction Inc., founded by creative entrepreneur Amy Barickman, is an established sewing and crafts business that offers stylish and timeless high-quality patterns and a variety of idea-rich ...

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Streetcar Bag

from Amy Barickman
(9) Name: 'Sewing : Streetcar Bag
Streetcar Bag
Streetcar Bag
Streetcar Bag

Pattern Description:

Inspired by the styles of the early 1950s, these roomy shoulder bags combine a practical size and shape with unique detailing. One version has a pretty pleated overlay at the front to give added texture. It fastens with a long pointed tab/magnetic snap and features a shaped strap. The second version has a stylized flap and pleated external pocket, and a plain shoulder strap. The bags measure approximately 17" wide x 13" high x 5" deep at the base, excluding shoulder strap. Connect with us and receive rewards! Sign up for our eNewsletter to receive a FREE downloadable eBook & DISCOUNT CODE for your next order! PLUS "Like" us on Facebook & receive an additional FREE ePattern! Visit our website & blog for more giveaways, freebies, how-to videos & tutorials!

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 17" wide x 13" high x 5" deep


  • 3/4 yard of 54" wide, or 1 yard of 44" wide woolen or decorator fabric for bag exterior
  • 3/4 yard of 44" wide lining fabric for bag lining
  • 1/2 yard of 44" wide fleece for interfacing bag
  • 1/2 yard of 44" wide, or 1 yard of 36" wide medium weight sew-in interfacing for interfacing bag
  • 1/3 yard of 36" wide fusible interfacing for shoulder strap and front tab
  • One magnetic snap closure set
  • 13 1/2" x 4 1/2" piece of plastic canvas or similar product to stiffen bag base
  • One 6" long zipper for interior pocket
  • Two new or vintage buttons, approximately 1 1/2" diameter for front tab trim
  • Sewing thread to match