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Measures 30cm wide by 23cm 6cm deep tall (12" x9" 2.5")

This is an easy make and can be made with or without piping and wadding to suit your own taste. It is a handy size shoulder bag with two internal pockets one with a zip pockets to keep your purse or phone safe. It has a flap secured by a magnetic snap plus a zip across the main bag opening for extra security.

This is an ideal project for using up that special scrap of left-over fabric with its front feature panel. It has three different fabrics; a main, a feature and a lining.

We have used square strap carriers to attach the strap which gives a professional finish. There are many styles of bag furniture available in an array of finishes from ultra-modern to antique.

As usual with our patterns the use of wadding is optional but does make for a more substantial finish. This example was made using a combination of leatherette and cotton woven fabrics.

Main Fabric (Outer) 0.5m (1/2yd)
Contrast Fabric (Feature) 1 Fat Qtr or scrap
Lining 0.75m (¾ yd)
Polyester Wadding 0.5m (½ yd) (optional)
Medium Weight Iron-on Interfacing or preferred Interfacing 0.25m (¼ yd)
4mm Ready-made piping (or 4mm cord if making your own) 3m (3 ¼ yd) (optional)
1 zip 30cm (12”)
1 zip 6”
Additional fabric if making own piping 1 Fat Quarter
Basting spray - available from Amazon or other retailers optional
2 x 25mm - 1” Square Strap Carriers
1 Magnetic Snap
2 Chicago screws - optional

Megan Shoulder Bag PDF Pattern

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