The Alice Book Bag is a smart-looking messenger style bag. It’s versatile design allows it to convert from a double shoulder strap to a single strap worn cross-body. The vertical profile of the bag offers plenty of room for a journal, magazines, and waterbottle with interior and exterior pockets for smaller items. Alice will look great made in a fresh bold print or going old school by repurposing a vintage tablecloth or curtains.
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
You are familiar with your sewing machine and have taken a sewing class or have learned to sew from a book or video. You have successfully sewn a few small projects and are ready to learn more.
Printed pattern Details: This pattern is available in printed form at retailers near you.
Digital Pattern Details: Printable PDF instructions include color photographs, diagrams, glossary and all the assembly directions you’ll need to make the Alice Book Bag.
12″ W x 13″ H x 2″ D
Materials you’ll need to make the Alice Book Bag:
¾ yd of 45” wide Main fabric (Light to mid-weight fabrics, such as quilting cottons, twill canvas, decorator fabrics, linens.)
¾ yd of 45” wide Lining fabric (Light weight fabrics, such as quilting cottons, broadcloth and shirting)
1 ¼ yd of 20” wide woven cotton fusible interfacing
2 yards of 1” wide cotton webbing
2 (or 3, optional) curtain grommets, 1” diameter hole
Note: No tools are needed to attach the grommets, they are easy to use and snap together using your fingers.