Irene Crossbody Bag Paper Pattern | Love You Sew Patterns

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Irene Crossbody Paper Pattern
You will receive a printed full colour 8 1/2" x 5 1/2" instruction booklet, with full pattern templates printed on 20# white bond paper. Detailed pictures, and step by step instructions on how to make your own sling. It will come in a resealable plastic bag and convenient hanging hole. 

The Irene Crossbody is perfect for everyday use & makes a fantastic travel companion with its compact sizing. You will be able to keep all of your essentials easily accessible with the extra-long zipper and wide-open view of the interior. The Irene comes with multiple options for the front & back pockets, as well as options for the strap and interior storage. Snap and zip closures on all exterior pockets keep your items safe while still quick to find. Mix and match to get exactly what you need!

In this pattern, you will learn how to create accordion gussets, make a card slot lining, create five different pocket views, and use varying hardware for different looks. The interior has both a clean finish for the front opening and also utilies minimal bias tape for structure on the back of the bag.  This is a great pattern to use up fabric scraps with its modest footprint. You can also play around with fabric placement for a look that is all your own. 

Bag Features:
Two Views whose features can be mixed and matched
Main compartment with extended 2-way zipper
Accordion Gusset for wide opening
Clean finish on the Front Panel and Bound Finish on the Back Panel
5-Card Slot Lining

View A:
  • Front Slip Pocket with Flap and magnetic snaps
  • 1 1/2" Removable Adjustable Strap
  •  Back Zipper Pocket
  •  Interior Slip Pocket
View B:
  • Front Slip Pocket with snaps
  • 1" Sew-in Adjustable Strap with buckle closure
  • Back Zipper Pocket with placket
  • Mesh Interior Slip Pocket

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner - You will be sewing a zipper, attaching bias tape, and creating a clean finish on compact curves. 

Finished Dimensions:
5”W x 8”H x 2”D
Expanded: 5”W x 8”H x 6”D
Adjustable Strap Drop: 13"-27”