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The Layla Bag

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Author Cozy Nest Design
Price $6.99
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The Layla Bag is the perfect marriage of sophisticated design and function.

Here are her features:
- A clean yet curvy design that will showcase any fabric you choose
- Domed cut-out handles that can be made with or without handle hardware. The handle grommets featured, and complete hardware kits are available for purchase here at Emmaline Bags (U.S & Canada) and Bobbin Girl (UK)
-Fully zipped top closure to keep goodies securely inside.
- A zipped interior pocket
- A removable shoulder strap
- A slightly angled profile which makes her surprisingly roomy
- Finished size: 14 1/2 w x 6 3/4 h (not incl. handles) x 3 1/2" d

What's in the pattern:
-26 pages (12 pages of instructions, 12 pages of pattern sheets*, 2 pages of cutting labels)
-a thoroughly tested design given the thumbs up by my amazing test team
- links to online tutorials for the trickier bits
- metric and imperial measurements
-quality line drawings and concise, detailed instructions

* Rectangular pattern pieces are measured and cut out based on measurements.


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1 - Zipper - at least 14"(36cm) long - all purpose or size of choice for top closure
1 - Zipper - at least 9"(23cm) long - all purpose for interior pocket
2 - D-rings - wide enough to fit a 3/4"(2cm) strap
2 - Swivel hooks - wide enough to fit a 3/4"(2cm) wide strap
1 - 3 1/4 x 12"(8x30cm) piece - Plastic canvas to reinforce bottom (optional)
4 - Purse feet (optional)
1/4"(6mm) Fusible web tape- double sided - for inserting zipper & handle
Fray Check
Walking foot (optional)
1 set - Oval handle hardware* (for handle option 2 - see below)
*The handle grommets featured in the cover photo are 4 5/8 x 2 3/4" (119x69mm) exterior & 3 3/4 x 1 3/4"(70x44mm) interior. These handles, as well as complete hardware kits are available for purchase at Emmaline Bags (U.S & Canada) and Bobbin Girl (UK). If you would like to use handle hardware that is different in shape or size, instructions are included on the pattern to determine placement.
Fabric & Interfacing:
Main: 1/2 yard* (.5m) - 44"(112cm) wide- for exterior bag and shoulder strap. Suggested: light to heavy weight home decor or quilt weight cotton
Contrast/Lining: 5/8 -3/4 yard*(.6-.7m) - 44"(112cm) wide for handles & lining (amount dependent on handle option selected. Suggested: light to medium weight home decor or quilt weight cotton
Foam Stabilizer: 3/4 yard (.7m) - 20"(51cm) wide. Suggested: Pellon(r) FlexFoam (FF-77), Soft & Stable from byAnnie(r), or auto headliner
Medium-weight Interfacing: 2 yards (1.85m) - 20"(51cm) wide. Suggested: Pellon Soft-Flex SF101

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