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I'm a graphic designer by trade and fell in love with sewing many years ago. I think it was a natural path for me to mesh the two and start drafting my own patterns. There's nothing I like sewing ...

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Swoon Dorian Messenger Bag

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(9) Name: 'Sewing : Swoon Dorian Messenger Bag
Swoon Dorian Messenger Bag
Swoon Dorian Messenger Bag
Swoon Dorian Messenger Bag
Swoon Dorian Messenger Bag
Swoon Dorian Messenger Bag

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • You should already be somewhat familiar with sewing patterns and common sewing terms.

Pattern Description:

A classic messenger designed to fit your everyday necessities. Includes options for 3 different flap closures; turn lock, magnetic snaps and side release buckles. Designed to fit a 13" laptop perfectly, it includes 4 open pockets and one exterior zippered pocket on the back. Features both a long adjustable strap and a top handle for those grab-and-go moments.


Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 9.5" tall
  • 13" wide
  • 3" deep


  • 1 1/3 yards exterior fabric, 44" quilting weight
  • 1 yard lining fabric, 44" quilting weight
  • 2/3 yard 44" fusible fleece (Pellon Thermolam Plus)
  • 3 yards 20" midweight fusible interfacing (Pellon Craft-Fuse 808)
  • 1/4 yard 20" heavy fusible stabilizer (Pellon Peltex 71f)
  • Two 1.5" rectangle loops & One 1.5" strap slide
  • One 9" all-purpose zipper
  • One turn lock or Two magnetic snaps or Two side release buckles
  • Coordinating thread

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