|Size:||Enlarge pattern to the size you require|
|Materials:||One yard 45″ fabric
20″ fabric for pocket lining
7″ zipper for pocket
3 yards fold-over trim
thread to match trim
Here is an easy to sew shoulder bag with an inner pocket with or without a zipper. The bag can be made in your choice of fabric with matching or contrast fold-over trim. Wear it over your shoulder; the purse section tucks neatly under your arm.
|Enlarge the pattern to the size you require.
Place on folded fabric and cut four pieces.
Cut two pocket pieces from fabric or lining.
|Mark the position for the pocket on one piece.
Apply the zipper using exposed application
(zipper is exposed)
Attach the top of the pockets to zipper tape, then sew together.
|Sew each of the two main pieces at the shoulder seam and press the seams open.
With wrong sides together, sew 1/4″ from edge of inner curve (armhole).
Position the trim over the armhole edge curve and sew.
|Overlap the front and back section to form the bag.
Baste the outer edge to prevent shifting.
Baste the trim around the outer edge and sew.
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