This is a PDF SEWING PATTERN for the Swish Messenger Bag II, a fully lined shoulder bag with a bag flap covering the open bag compartment. Inside the bag is an optional slip pocket. Measurements are 13″ wide 9″ tall 3″ deep (33 cm 23 cm 7.6 cm) with a 2″ (5 cm) strap. This pattern is perfect for beginner bag makers of any age! It also requires NO hardware and the bag flap can be embellished, or not, as you please. You’re the designer!
This is a BEGINNER sewing pattern. A fun pattern that’s easy to follow! Pattern Instructions are in English and include both metric and imperial units. The pattern’s tutorial-style instructions are detailed on 16 pages, along with our customary TIPS boxes, and 48 full colour photographs showing every step, including sewing the strap, bag flap, slip pocket, bag body and putting it all together!
There are four pattern pieces to be measured out with detailed instructions for measuring and sewing, in both metric and imperial units.
Materials for your Swish Messenger Bag II:
- Outer fabric: 1 yard (1 metre) of Cotton Fabric for the bag outer layer, flap and strap
- Lining fabric: 1 yard (1 metre) of a different Cotton Fabric for the bag lining layer, slip pocket, flap
- Interfacing: 2 yards or 2 metres of interfacing like Pellon Fusible Shapeflex SF101 or Pellon Fusible Fleece 987F
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Pattern Testers’ photos are shown with permission here and on Instagram and Facebook at Lányos Handmade, along with others made. We would love to see your Swish! Share your Swish Messenger Bag II on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/699382223813476/
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THIS IS NOT A PHYSICAL PRODUCT. THIS IS A PDF SEWING PATTERN, one of my Sew-It-Yourself products. If you would prefer to buy a 100% Handmade Swish Messenger Bag II custom made for you, please contact me!
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Feel free to sell the Swish Messenger Bags you make, as long as you are a small scale sewist. Thank you for giving pattern credit to LanyosHandmade.com on all your online listings so other sewists can find the pattern too! You may not claim this pattern as yours, nor distribute or sell it. Do not use this pattern for large production. It is for personal use or limited production only.