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The Commissionaire Bag


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The Commissionaire Bag is the perfect size bag for every day use without being overloaded, weighed down or unorganized. The Commissionaire Bag has button and elastic loop closures, one exterior pocket, four interior pockets (the largest is padded and fits a Macbook or similar sized laptop perfectly) a key fob and utility strap for keeping all of your important items within easy reach. Photo Credit and a great big "thank you!" for the pattern cover goes to: Top/Middle-Trina Gallop Bottom Left-Jonah Shrader Bottom Right- Ashley Day Thank you also to: Andrea Drake ( -and- Toni Selman ( for the additional photos and test sewing! BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY You should know how to use a rotary cutter and acrylic ruler or be able to cut a straight line with scissors. You should know how to apply fusible interfacing. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 10"x15"x3"

Recommended with this pattern

  • 1 yard laminated cotton, home-dec weight fabric or canvas
  • 1 yard quilters cotton for lining or 2 or 3 fat quarters
  • 1 yard fusible, single-sided heavyweight interfacing

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Schnitzel & Boo
It has been said that Kristi McDonough made her entrance into this world with a needle and thread in one hand and a pair of scissors in the other. While that may not be exactly true, she has been sewing almost her whole life, since she was five. Today, she is a pattern designer, quilter, garment sewer, toy maker and all-around crafty lady. She's also credited with starting the mini quilt swap trend on Instagram, with her legendary Schnitzel & Boo Mini Quilt Swaps. You can find out more about her by visiting her website at or by following her on IG at @schnitzelandboo.