A medium size shoulder bag with a large secret front pocket. Casual style. Detailed tutorial with loads of photos. Easy to make

Approximate Finished Dimensions : Height: 11½ inches ( 30 cm ) Width : 11 inches ( top ) 13 ½ inches ( widest part ) gusset : 2 ¼ inches

This is a simple, easy to make and adorable bag suitable for a walk in the park or shopping in town. The practical part of this bag is also its main feature - a large concealed front pocket –unless you look very closely,you will not realized it is there. Spacious enough for electronic gadgets or a small book, it is also great for carrying wallets or other personal things. A kind of bag you can depend on.

The suitable fabric is quilting-weight cotton, linen , canvas or home-dec fabric. Light-weight interfacing and fusible fleece will provide some soft structure while maintaining the casual look of the bag. If you love the slouchy type of bag, use thick materials like denim or canvas and forgo the interfacing. Minus the cutting and pressing of the interfacing, the bag can be made in a couple of hours!


  • Skill – intermediate / confident beginner. Has basic skills in sewing and has completed a few simple bags. , , You will received 21 pages of complete step-by-step tutorials with extra info and 8 pages pattern tiles that need to be assembled. Seam allowances are included in the pattern.

Materials you need at home:

  • MATERIAL LIST , Fabric ( based on 44” wide fabric ) , ½ yard of quilting weight cotton fabric / linen / canvas ( MAIN exterior fabric ) , ½ yard of canvas / linen / thick cotton ( CONTRAST fabric ) , ¾ yard of light-weight cotton ( LINING ) , , Fusible Interfacing , 1 yard of medium or light-weight fusible interfacing ( i.e Pellon SF101 Shape-Flex ) , ½ yard of fusible fleece interfacing or batting , , Others , 1 13” zipper ( width 1 ¼” ) – preferably big-teeth YKK plastic zipper , 1 18mm magnetic button , 2 1 ¾” Square or D-rings for making strap ( optional ) , , , Tool List ,  Sewing machine with normal foot and zipper foot, scissors / rotary cutter, iron,seam ripper, ruler, chalk, pencil , pins, clippers, thread and fabric adhesive. ,  A domestic sewing machine is adequate, though the home industrial or heavy duty machine can handle thick areas easier.
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Hello! I love designing unique , simple yet still very practical bags. It is my joy to see people being inspired and making bags using my patterns. They are designed for beginners or intermediate level. As I love simple, clean lines classics , you can see all these features in my patterns. Hope you love them as much as I do. You can get my FREE patterns at my other shop at Craftsy.com - 'Imazzpatterns'. More info at my FB page: 'Imazzpatterns'.

life can be complicated - we had enough of it. so let's simplify where we can !

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