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Midtown Messenger Bag

$ 12.95 $ 10.36

Brand Betz White

The Midtown Messenger is a versatile bag you’ll want to carry everyday. It’s got a classic messenger bag style with lots of extra details. The outer bag has front and back slip pockets and a flap that secures with 2 tuck catch closures. Under the flap is a recessed zipper for extra security and a padded tablet pocket inside. Make the Midtown Messenger with durable waxed canvas for a rugged look or repurpose a pair of jeans and a vintage table cloth for a one-of-a-kind bag.

My printable PDF instructions include color photographs, detailed diagrams, glossary and all the assembly directions you'll need to make the Midtown Messenger Bag (13 1/2” W x 10” H x 2 1/2” D). PDF pattern includes a special coloring page for you to play and experiment with fabric choices.

Skill Level: Eager Intermediate. If you’ve sewn from a sewing pattern before, completed several projects and are eager to try new techniques, you should be able to handle this project!

Materials you'll need:
  • 1 yd of 45” wide canvas for the Main fabric 
  • 1/3 yd of 54” wide 10 oz. waxed canvas for the Accent fabric 
  • 1 yd of 45" wide light weight woven for the Lining fabric 
  • 1 yd of 20" wide woven cotton fusible interfacing 
  • 1 yd yard of 45" wide batting 
  • 2 1/2" x 11" piece of heavy-duty stabilizer, such as Peltex
  • (1) 14” metal non separating zipper
  • (2) 1.5" wide rectangular metal rings 
  • (1) 1.5" wide metal slider buckle 
  • (2) 1” wide metal tuck catches
  • 1” x 1” piece of velcro
This pattern is for personal and limited commercial use for one purchaser only. Not to be used for mass production.

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