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I'm all over the place. I'm all left brain (bookkeeping, software tech support) by day, and all right brain (Sewing, Knitting, Photography, digital illustration) by night.

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Comm. Use: Not So Big Big Bag

from Modest Eve Sewing Studio
(9) Name: 'Sewing : Comm. Use: Not So Big Big Bag
Comm. Use: Not So Big Big Bag
Comm. Use: Not So Big Big Bag
Comm. Use: Not So Big Big Bag

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • You will need to know your machine and how to change the stitch length.

Pattern Description:

(It's my BIRTHDAY so this pattern is on sale until Saturday August 10, Price as marked)

My sister Monica got to a point when she was under using her Diaper bag, but over using her purses. So she asked me to make a not so big Big Bag she called it. So I came up with this shoulder bag. I loved the size so much I use mine as a book bag. This PDF pattern shows you how to sew a 14" x 14" x 4" single strap shoulder bag. It comes with full size sewing pattern pieces, that you can print on your regular printer, then tile the papers together to have a full size paper pattern to cut your pattern pieces. If you sew it with fabric you like both inside and out, it can be reversible. All seam are hidden. If you have already purchased a Personal use pattern- Please write the Date of the purchase on your order in the notes and $3.95 will be refunded. (paypal email must match) **Rules for Commercial use patterns: - By purchasing a pattern for Commercial Use, permission is given to sell a reasonable number of items created from the pattern. This permission is given to the purchaser only and cannot be transferred to another person. You must be the one sewing the items, not having someone else mass produce them. - Copyright of the design remains with Sonia Barton/Modest Eve. - Credit for the pattern should be included when ever possible, On a hang tag, In online listings and such... - The personal use rules/laws still apply, you may not print or copy to give away, you may not redistribute any part of the pattern in part or whole on websites, blogs or any other electronic media.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 14" x 14" x 4"


  • 1 yard of outer fabric
  • 1 yard of lining fabric
  • 1 yard of batting
  • matching thread

You Will Also Need:

  • Sewing Machine
  • invisible tape
  • scissors
  • straight pins

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