The Brooksider is a large, quilted duffel bag with accented handles. The duffel design is classic and the bag will hold a lot of items. The finished bag measures a generous 22.5" x 10". It has a solid feel to it and is not flimsy. You can change up the design by using different colors strips or even using a solid fabric if you'd like. The pattern is heavily detailed with a lot of photos. If you are a motivated beginner you should be able to accomplish making this duffle. Detailed Material List: Jelly or Design Roll (approx 22 strips) 1.25 yards of fabric for lining 1 yard of cotton batting 2.75 yards of 1.25" cotton webbing for handles 3 yards of 3/4" ribbon for handle details 22" Zipper Fabric chalk or disappearing ink pen Optional D-Rings to attach a shoulder strap. Instructions for making a shoulder strap are not included. (2) 13" squares of heavy interfacing to stabilize the sides of the bag. The Brooksider is a great carryall and it will definitely become on of your go-to bags. It's great for travel, weekends and overnight visits. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY sewing SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 22.5" x 10"