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Betz White has built a career on thoughtful design, skilled craftsmanship and a focus on Earth-friendly materials. She is a graduate in fashion design from the University of Cincinnati, a former ...

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Metro Hipster Bag

from Betz White
(9) Name: 'Sewing : Metro Hipster Bag
Metro Hipster Bag
Metro Hipster Bag
Metro Hipster Bag
Metro Hipster Bag

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • be familiar with your sewing machine
  • straight stitch, top stitch
  • using a zipper foot

Pattern Description:

The Metro Hipster is a cross-body bag to get you where you're going with style and functionality. The front of the bag has a roomy bellows pocket with a top flap and hardware closure. The top of the bag has a recessed zipper with a shoulder strap attached to the front and back allowing the bag to hang close to the body. Inside, the lining has a padded pocket, sized to fit most iPads, to keep your tablet secure with room to spare for a magazine and personal items.

My printable PDF instructions include color photographs, detailed diagrams, glossary and all the assembly directions you'll need to make the Metro Hipster Bag. PDF pattern includes a special coloring page for you to play and experiment with fabric choices.

Skill Level: Eager Intermediate
You have taken a few sewing classes or have sewn from a sewing pattern before. You've completed several projects and are eager to try new techniques.

This pattern is for personal and limited commercial use for one purchaser only. Not to be used for mass production.
All images and patterns copyright 2011-2013, Betz White Productions, LLC. All rights reserved.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 11" W x 13" H x 2" D


  • 1/3 yard 45-54" wide printed cotton canvas or other mid-weight fabric for Main Fabric
  • 1/3 yard 45-54" waxed cotton canvas or other mid-weight fabric for Accent Fabric
  • 2 yards of 20" wide woven cotton interfacing
  • 1/2 yard of 45" wide Batting or fleece interlining
  • 2 yards of 1" wide nylon webbing
  • 10" non-separating zipper
  • 3 metal D-rings, 1" wide
  • 1 metal slider buckle, 1" wide
  • 1 metal swivel clip, 1" wide
  • 1 3/4" length of Velcro, 1" wide
  • 1 yard 45" wide cotton for lining fabric