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The Ellory Bag

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Author Cozy Nest Design
Price $6.99
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Meet Ellory! This high-on-class, low-on-fuss beauty gives a nod to retro but is all about today! Her generous zipped center compartment and side pockets keep all your goodies securely inside. The piping-lined side pockets and tabbed handles give her a sleek, clean look that highlights your choice of fabric. She adapts easily from day to night and will look great no matter the occasion!

Finished Size: 14w x 10 1/2h x 4"d (36 x 278 x10 cm)

Skill Level: Intermediate

In this pattern you will find:
A surprising material you may never have tried before!
28 pages - instructions, pattern sheets and cutting labels
Imperial and Metric dimensions
Clear, computer generated graphics
Concise written instructions
Pattern pieces for most of the bag (just a few use measurements).
2 pages of cutting labels (can be made into stickers by printing to 1 x 2 5/8"mailing labels)


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1 - 14" (46cm) All Purpose Zipper
4 - 11" (28cm) All Purpose Zippers
4 - 1" (2.5cm) Handle Rings
2 yards (183cm)1/8" (3mm) Piping Cord
1/4"(6mm) Wonder Tape or Fusible Web Tape
4 - Purse Feet (optional)
11x4" (28x10cm) - Plastic Canvas (to stiffen bottom of bag)
Heavy-weight needle
Fabric adhesive spray
Cording foot (optional)
Zipper foot
Coordinating thread
Tracing paper and tracing wheel (optional)
Basic sewing & cutting equipment


Main Fabric: 3/4 yard (69cm) - 44" wide (112cm) - for sides. Suggested fabrics: Quilt-weight cotton or light-weight home decor

Contrast Fabric: 3/4 yard (69cm) - 44" wide (112cm)- for handles, handle tabs and piping
Suggested fabrics: Quilt-weight cotton or light-weight home decor

Lining Fabric: 1 1/4 yards (91cm) - 44" wide (112cm) Suggested fabrics: Quilt-weight cotton

Medium-weight Interfacing: one-sided fusible - 2 3/4 yards (255cm) - 20"(51cm) wide - to stabilize all exterior and lining fabrics.
Suggested Interfacing: Shape Flex (SF101) from Pellon

Foam Stabilizer: 1/4 yard (58cm) - 58" wide (150cm) - for stabilizing all bag sections
Suggested Stabilizer: byAnnie's Soft & Stable or auto headliner (found in the utility fabric section of fabric stores)

3mm Craft Foam: 2 - 12x18" (30x46cm) sheets. Can be found in most craft stores like Hobby Lobby or Joann and online. For a softer sided bag, the craft foam can be replaced with foam stabilizer; increase foam stabilizer by 1/4 yard (91cm).

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