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Sweet Escapes Weekend Bag & Cosmetic Case

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Author Cozy Nest Design
Price $10.99
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Relive the glamorous days of travel with this nostalgic duo. The Weekend Bag is the ideal size for a quick get-away featuring an elasticized pocket inside and slip pocket on the back. Choose to make a short handle, shoulder strap, or both! Stitch up the matching Cosmetic Case to hold all your necessary (and not-so-necessary) items. Not going anywhere? These bags are a fun way to store just about anything in style!

This pattern comes with instructions for two bag sizes:
Weekend Bag: 16w x 14h x 5 1/2" d
Cosmetic Case: 10w x 9h x 3 1/2"d

Concise directions and illustrations take you step-by-step through the process. Pattern pieces are sized to print on standard letter sized paper. Enjoy

by Staying Little
on October 4th, 2013

Made these as a bridal shower gift! They were a hit!


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• MBasic sewing equipment
• Coordinating thread
• Heavy weight needles
• 1/4" elastic
• Chalk pen or other temporary marking tool
• D-rings: 2 (optional shoulder strap for weekend bag)
• 1/4" fusible web tape (optional)
• Purse feet: 4 (optional - weekend bag)
Materials List - Depending on project selected:
Exterior Fabric - 44": 3/4 - 1 1/2 yards
(includes extra 1/4 yard to allow for shoulder strap, shrinkage and errors)
Lining Fabric - 44": 3/4 - 1 1/4 yards
(includes extra 1/4 yard to allow for shoulder strap, shrinkage and errors)
½” Double Fold Bias Tape (ready-made): 2 1/2-4 1/2 yards
Contrast Fabric (to make bias tape): 3/8 yard or 12 x 36" remnant
Interfacing - 20" Heavy weight, one-sided fusible - (like Peltex 71F by Pellon): 1 1/4 - 2 1/2 yards
Zippers: 2 @ 14" OR 2 @ 22"

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