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digital messenger bag sewing pattern

digital messenger bag sewing pattern
Price: $8.95
Brand: Oliver + S
Item: OLV-OS026LIC-D
Difficulty:

This messenger bag won’t let you down. It has room to carry lunch, a water bottle, a laptop computer, a sketchbook, and a few other necessities, but it doesn’t look bulky. The pattern comes in two sizes: one for children up to age 5 and the other for older kids and adults. If you use the suggested strap adjuster hardware, the bag can grow with the child or be used by people of different sizes.

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digital messenger bag sewing pattern
  • Digital Patterns

    This style is provided as a digital PDF pattern. It may be printed on both home printers (using either 8 1/2" x 11" or A4 paper) and at service bureaus that handle 36"-wide or A0 sheets. When you complete your order, you will be provided with a unique code to instantly download the pattern. See our digital product policy for full details.

    Description

    This messenger bag won’t let you down. It has room to carry lunch, a water bottle, a laptop computer, a sketchbook, and a few other necessities, but it doesn’t look bulky. The pattern comes in two sizes: one for children up to age 5 and the other for older kids and adults. If you use the suggested strap adjuster hardware, the bag can grow with the child or be used by people of different sizes.

    Skills Used

    Each of our patterns calls on a unique set of sewing skills. Haven't ever done one of these things before? Don't worry. We'll walk you through it, step by step.

    After successfully sewing this pattern, you will have developed the following skills: sewing curved seam, applying bias binding.

    Suggested Fabrics

    Fabric A: medium-weight fabric like home-dec fabric, canvas, or denim. Fabric B: light- to medium-weight fabric like quilting cotton. Fabric C: medium-weight fabric like home-dec fabric, denim, or lightweight canvas.

    Notions

    4 yards (for small) or 4 1/2 yards (large) of 1/2"-wide homemade bias binding or two packages of 1/2"-wide, double-folded, ready-made bias binding; two 1 1/2"-wide (small) or 2"-wide (large) strap adjusters; snaps, for pocket closures (optional); coordinating thread.

    Fabric Guide

    SIZE Small (Up to Age 5) Large (Ages 6-Adult)
    Fabric A, 44"*  ** 1/2 yard 1 yard
    Fabric B, 44"*** 1/2 yard 1 yard
    Fabric C, 44"**** 1/2 yard 1/2 yard

    * For outside of bag.
    ** Optional: add the same amount of canvas for backing Fabric A if using a lightweight fabric.
    *** For lining.
    **** For straps.

     

    Finished Measurements

    SIZE Small (Up to Age 5) Large (Ages 6-Adult)
    Dimensions 7 1/2" x 10" x 2 3/4" 10" x 13" x 3 1/2"

     

  • English System
    Size Chest
    (in)
    Waist
    (in)
    Hip
    (in)
    Height
    (in)
    Weight
    (lbs)
    6-12M 19 19 ½ 19 ½ 27-29 17-22
    12-18M 19 ¾ 20 ½ 20 ½ 29-31 22-27
    18-24M 20 ½ 21 21 31-33 27-30
    2T 21 21 22 33-36 30-33
    3T 21 ½ 21 23 36-39 33-36
    4 22 ½ 21 ½ 24 39-42 36-39
    5 23 ½ 22 25 ½ 42-45 39-44
    6 24 ½ 22 ½ 26 ½ 45-49 45-55
    7 25 ½ 23 27 ½ 49-52 56-64
    8 26 ½ 23 ½ 28 ½ 52-54 65-72
    10 28 24 30 54-56 73-77

     

    Metric System
    Size Chest
    (cm)
    Waist
    (cm)
    Hip
    (cm)
    Height
    (cm)
    Weight
    (kg)
    6-12M 48 50 50 69-74 8-10
    12-18M 50 52 51 74-79 10-12
    18-24M 52 53 56 79-84 12-14
    2T 53 53 56 84-91 14-15
    3T 55 53 58 91-99 15-16
    4 57 55 61 99-107 16-18
    5 60 56 65 107-114 18-20
    6 62 57 67 114-124 20-25
    7 65 58 70 124-132 25-29
    8 67 60 72 132-137 29-33
    10 71 61 76 137-142 33-35

     

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