Sloan Travel Bag

$ 9.00

Brand Sew Sweetness

This bag is large – use it as a travel bag, school bag, laptop bag, or just if you have a lot of stuff! It features a 3-dimensional front pocket, zippered pockets, and padded straps. Keep everything safe with the top recessed zipper closure. There is also an elastic key strap in the lining, which will allow you to magically open a door without unhooking your keys from the bag! This pattern is rated for an intermediate-level sewist.

Finished Size: 18” long x 14” tall x 6” deep

Supplies

  • 1-2/3 yards of Exterior Fabric
  • 1-2/3 yard of Lining Fabric
  • 1-1/2 yard of Solid Fabric for the straps
  • 1 yard of By Annie’s Soft and Stable, available at local quilt shops or on-line (Soft and Stable is a 1/8” thick, foam sew-in interfacing); or automotive headliner fabric; you can also substitute a needled fleece fusible interfacing for the Soft and Stable, such as Pellon #TP971F Thermolam Plus fusible interfacing
  • 3 yards of 20” wide Pellon SF-101 Shape Flex fusible woven interfacing (or medium-weight fusible interfacing)
  • 1/2 yard of Pellon Peltex #71 fusible one-sided Interfacing (optional but recommended: for a sturdy bottom)
  • 4 metal purse feet (optional)
  • 9” or 10” zipper
  • Two 14” zippers
  • 22” zipper
  • Four 1-1/2” metal rectangle rings
  • 3/4” metal d-ring
  • Two 1” metal swivel clips
  • 2 pairs of pearl snaps (I use the Snap Setter tool and size 16 snaps)
  • 3/4” wide elastic (16” long)
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