IMPORTANT INFO: This document includes pattern pieces and relevant notes to make two additional sizes of the Messenger Bag. Step-by-step instructions are NOT included in this document. If you need instructions, they are included in the Messenger Bag sewing pattern.
Sew two additional sizes of the Messenger Bag using these pattern pieces.
These smaller size bags are super cute, very functional for anyone who likes to pack light, and perfect for making from quilting cotton.
Each size will hold a medium size wallet and phone, and maybe a few other extras.
Approximate Finished Dimensions
8.5" high x 8.25" at widest point x 2" deep (22 x 21 x 5cm)
7" high x 6.75" at widest point x 1.75" deep (18 x 17 x 4.5cm)
Note: "Size 1" is the size included in the Messenger Bag pattern.
This document outlines the different size strap pieces needed for the two additional sizes, supplies, and other relevant info.
There are 3-pages of notes and 10-pages of black and white pattern pieces. Includes all pattern pieces for the bag body in 2 sizes. Strap pieces are drawn directly on the fabric using a ruler and marker and then cut out. Dimensions for these pieces are given in the notes.
All other construction steps are the same as in the Messenger Bag pattern. Construction instructions are NOT included in this document--if you need instructions, you need the original pattern.
Supplies (Materials You Provide)
Note: Specific amounts vary and are shown the document.
• exterior fabric
• lining fabric
• woven fusible interfacing
• fusible fleece
• cinch buckle
• rectangle ring
• ruler and/or yardstick
• fabric marking pen or chalk
Sewing Skill Level
Advanced Beginner - Someone who has completed a few sewing projects and has experience working with sewing patterns.
Sew It & Sell It
Items made using this pattern can be sold in your own online store, local boutiques, craft fairs, etc. Start your own sewing business today! Please offer Michelle Patterns design credit in written descriptions.
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