Crossbody Zippered Purse Pattern with a smart phone pocket

Features ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

This purse design features your favourite fabric on the outer front pocket while the front edges and the back are made with medium weight fabric, making this purse very durable. This crossbody bag you will make is perfect for a casual day out or night out, when you don't want to carry a big heavy bag. Just put your mobile phone in the front pocket closed with a zipper and tuck your cash and cards in the pockets inside. You can carry a compact powder and lipstick and (or) a folded grocery bag made from a DesignBlanche pattern in this bag.

There are 3 zippered pockets, one on the outer front for your phone and another on the outer back and third one inside the bag across from the slip pocket or the card pockets. The bag itself closes with a zipper on the top as well. The interior is fully lined and interfaced for shape and durability. The strap is adjustable and long enough to cross your body.

Small sized purse; about 8" (20.32cm) wide, 8" (20.32cm) tall, 29" - 52'' (73.66 - 132cm) long cross body strap Large sized purse; about 9" (22.86cm) wide, 10" (25.4cm) tall, 29" - 52'' (73.66 - 132cm) long cross body strap

Sewing Level and Contents ~~~~~~~

The instructions for this pattern are written for confident beginners who are confident on their sewing machine and have completed a basic sewing project before. The pattern includes step by step photos with detailed instructions to show you how to make it, and the text only pages for printing follows with the full size pattern pieces for 2 sizes.

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  • Full Size Pattern Pieces in 2 Sizes
  • Pattern Printable on Letter or A4 paper
  • Written for Confident Beginners
  • Step by Step Detailed Instructions
  • Coloured Photos & Diagrams

Materials you need at home:

• Exterior fabric 1/2 yard (1/2 m) • Interior & Pocket fabric 1 yard (1m) • Med-Heavy non woven fusible Interfacing 1/2 yard (1/2m) • Light weight non woven fusible interfacing 1/2 yard (1/2m) • Fusible fleece: about 8" x 8" (20.32x 20.32cm) • Zippers: 3 of 8" and 1 of 6" (small purse) 3 of 10" and 1 of 6" (large purse) • 2 of D-Rings, 2 of Swivel Snap Hooks, a Tri-Slide Ring • General sewing supplies

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Welcome to DesignBlanche. I am DesinBlanche designer Catherine. I love design & art and enjoy making something beautiful & functional. Once I started making a bag in a quilting class about 20 years ago, I was hooked. Since then I have come this far. This is my creative outlet and helps me relax and relieve stress. It's such a satisfying activity as a middle aged woman :)

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