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Urban Messenger/ Daddy Diaper Bag


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The Urban Messenger/Daddy Diaper bag is a versatile pattern that offers options to make the perfect Men's everyday messenger bag or turn it into the ideal Daddy diaper bag. Pattern includes instructions to make either a standard bag for work to weekend everyday use or a stylish diaper bag for a trendy dad! Plenty of customizable pockets that include an easy access cargo pocket for frequently used accessories that you need to keep within easy reach and a small zipper pocket on the flap for keys or other small items. Two pockets under the flap; one zippered for extra security and one slip pocket for added storage. Two pockets on the bag for quick access items and optional bottle or side slip pockets. The interior also offers pockets a plenty that can be made as expandable elastic pockets for everything daddy needs to carry for baby or designed to be slip pockets for a laptop, tablet, books and so much more. The Urban Messenger bag whether made to use as a work bag, school bag, everyday bag or made as a Daddy Diaper bag will be the ideal way for any man to tote his stuff! Finished size measures: 17" wide, 14 1/2" tall, and 5 1/2" deep. Pattern includes 10 Pocket options to allow you to completely personalize the UMB to suit any man. Materials Needed: 2 yards 44" wide Dcor or Quilting Weight Main Fabric 2 1/2 yards 44" wide Quilting Weight Lining Fabric 5 yards Fusible Pellon SF 101 or a woven shaping Interfacing (Medium Woven Shapeform Interfacing) **If using a heavy weight dcor fabric you need: 3 yards ** You can omit the interfacing on the main fabric pieces** 1 yard Fusible Fleece -TP971F-Pellon Fleece Thermolam Plus 2/3 Yard (aprox 24") of coordinating Webbing 1- Coordinating Zipper 8" or longer 1- Coordinating Zipper 12" or longer 1- Coordinating Zipper 16" or longer Hardware: 2 - 1 1/2" Metal rectangles, O rings or D rings 1- 1 1/2" Slider 1- Magnetic Snap 1" Parachute Buckle 2 yards- 1/2" elastic- for optional Elastic Pockets. Coordinating thread Removable Fabric Marker (I recommend a Frixion gel pen as it can be removed by pressing with an iron) Microtex (Sharp) Needle 80/12 -Recommended for topstitching through the thicker parts. See lots of photos of this and all my bags by visiting my facebook group: Feel free to sell your bags made with my pattern but please do not sell or share the pattern.

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RLR Creations
RLR Creations
My name is Rachel Roush and I am a multi-talented artist based out of Powhatan Point, Ohio. I specialize in digitally created art that sparks the imaginative genius in everyone! I started RLR Creations in 2008 after making the move from traditional art to digital art. My mission is to be a one-stop-shop for all things creative. I am passionately creative, quality orientated, and always focused on the user. I believe that great design comes from the details. I strive to create modern and clear designs (whether they're used for documenting a memory, decorating a manicure, or stitching an accessory), constantly keeping an eye on the latest trends. RLR Creations is ever evolving, so you never know what might be coming next. I am always challenging myself to envision and design new things that will inspire someone to create their own art!