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Green & Orange Messenger Bag

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Accessory
Sizing Women
Style Casual, Traditional, Classic
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What materials did you use? Shell tropical weight wool, Lining waterproofed cotton, Thread polyester thread, Reinforced Strap, bottom, and top edge Polypropylene webbing. Brother LS-2125I Lightweight Basic Sewing Machine Interior zippered pocket Velcro closure

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What are you most proud of? The durability of it. The reinforced strap is really holding up to everything I put in it.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? I used newspaper and tape to make a prototype to see how big I wanted it and how long the strap had to be. From there I made the pattern. This way the size was guaranteed to be what I wanted.

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I love this fabric and design. I am going to have a go at making one. Thank you!

07/30/2013 Flag

Thank you! Good luck with your bag! Using the newspaper and tape made making the pattern really easy!

08/02/2013 Flag