The CITY SLICKER - Intermediate is the perfect sized handbag for a day out shopping, with loads of pockets to keep organised while you shop!
It features a front twist lock pocket (perfect for your keys) and a back slip pocket which is handy for quick access to your phone.
A top zippered closure keeps your main compartment nice and secure. Inside you will find a zippered pocket, 4 slip pockets, and 2 pen pockets.
Finished size = approx.40cm (15 ¾”) W X 25cm (10”) H X 10cm (4”) D.
The pattern for City Slicker Intermediate has a full requirements list with suggestions on where to obtain your hardware, 40 pages of comprehensive instructions which include 87 step by step colour photos.
There is 1 photo of the finished bag, printing instructions and test squares to print to check your scale.
Cutting measurements are provided PLUS 13 Pattern pieces are included - YOU choose which you prefer to use! (Except where a pattern piece is required such as for a shaped piece!)
PLUS a TEXT ONLY version of the instructions (10 pages) comes bundled with your pattern for printing purposes, should you not need or wish to print all of the photos! Simply refer to your electronic versions for photos if needed! Saves on ink!
*Contrast fabric: (Patterned bird fabric in cover photo) 30cm (12”) of 112cm (44”) wide fabric.
*Lining fabric: 90cm (1 yard) of 112cm (44”) wide fabric.
*Fusible interfacing: mid-weight, 110cm (42”) of 112cm (44”) wide interfacing [Pellon Shape-Flex SF101 is a good choice – 3m (3¼ yards)].
*ByAnnie’s Soft & Stable: 46cm X 91cm (18” X 36”), or substitute with Headliner Foam and a heavy weight interfacing for the exterior (you can also use fusible fleece, however, you will end up with a bag that is more floppy).
*Fusible fleece: 25cm (10”) Vilene 640H or 971F.
*Matching thread (I use Gutermann Polyester)
*1 X 20cm (8”) dress zipper or longer, cut down to size for interior zipper pocket.
*1 X 48cm (19”) handbag zipper or longer, cut down to size for your zipper closure.
*1 X small twist lock.
*4 X 2.5cm (1”) inner diameter rings.
*12 X 8mm (⅓”) rivets (optional).
*2 X 2.5cm (1”) inner diameter rectangular sliders for side strap decoration (optional).
*Double-sided Wonder Tape.
*Small amount of fray stopper and craft glue (eg. Gutermann HT2 or E6000 Clear ) for setting twist lock (optional BUT makes the job more professional).
The Bodacious Bowler Bag is a stylish bowler bag which comes with 3 sizes included. Two smaller sizes perfect for little girls plus a larger mummy size. All versions feature a front slip pocket perfect for featuring your favorite embroidery design or fabric.
Inside you will find a zipper pocket and a slip pocket. The large size also features a quick access exterior phone or key pocket. Vinyl or Cork accents and straps complete the picture.
Finished sizes: SMALL: Approx. 21.5cm W X 17cm H X 8cm D (8 ½” W X 6 3/4” H X 3 1/4” D)
MEDIUM: 26.5cm W X 20cm H X 10cm D (10 ½” W X 8” H X 4” D)
LARGE: 32cm W X 24cm H X 13cm D (12 ½” W X 9 ½” H X 5” D)
NOTE: Unique method of instruction included. This is NOT a drop in lining bag pattern!
The pattern for The Bodacious Bowler Bags has a full requirements list, 21 pages of comprehensive instructions which include 63 step by step colour photos.
There are printing instructions and test squares to check your scale. Cutting measurements are provided in both metric & imperial PLUS 7 Pattern pieces are included for shaped pieces across the 3 sizes.
Cutting Labels are provided for measurement pieces for your convenience.
A text only section of 6 pages for printing is also included. Save on ink as you don't need to print everything, just refer to the photos on your computer when you need them!
*Please refer to the Photo Section at left for Materials Requirements Information!
*Please refer to the Photo Section at left for Notions Requirements Information!
The Bodacious Bowler *Video Tutorial is designed to accompany the PDF sewing pattern. Great for visual learners, it runs for 3 Hours and 15 minutes, covering everything you need to know as I work through sewing the bag from start to finish!
*You will need the PDF pattern to complete your bag.
*Please note: The videos are delivered via streaming (Not a Download) on a secure passcode protected page right here at ChrisW Designs.
Finished size = Approx. 38cm W X 25.5cm W X 11.5cm D (13” W X 10” H X 4 ½” D)
The pdf pattern for the Carriers Conquest has 43 pages of instructions which include 109 step by step colour photos. Printing instructions and test squares to check scale are included.
16 Pattern pieces are included as well as cutting measurements so you can choose which method you prefer to cut by! Measurements for both Metric and Imperial are included!
PLUS a TEXT ONLY version of the instructions (9 pages) comes bundled with your pattern for printing purposes, should you not need or wish to print all of the photos! Simply refer to your electronic versions for photos if needed! Saves on ink!
*Fusible Interfacing: Light-mid weight - 4.6m (5 yards) of 56cm (20") wide interfacing. (Suitable choices would be Pellon Shape-Flex SF101, Therm O Web Heat & Bond Soft Fusible Woven, Vilene #G700 however please allow for different widths)
*Soft & Stable or Pellon Flex Foam or Headliner: 50cm W X 66cm H (20” W X 26” H)
*Decovil 1 or Peltex 71F or Fast2Fuse or TimTex: 30cm W X 15.5cm H (12” W X 6” H)
*Fusible Fleece such as Thermolam Plus or Vilene H640: 2 X 3.5cm W X 59cm L (1 3/8” W X 23 ¼” L) for Strap Padding
*Template Plastic (Or plastic cutting mat from the dollar store): 31.7 cm W X 11.5cm H (12 ½” W X 4 ½” H)
*5mm (3/16”) Piping Cord – 36cm (14 ”)
*2 X #5 Handbag Zipper: 30cm (12”)
*2 X Double Cord Locks
*Cord to fit your Cord Locks: 74cm (29”)
* Regular Magnetic Snap: 1 X 18mm (11¤16”)
*4 X 3.8cm (1 ½”) W X 1.2cm (½”) H Inner Diameter Rectangular Rings OR 4 X Emmaline Bags “Long Johns” (Using larger inner diameter rings will require you to shorten your Strap Tabs or adjust their positioning to compensate!)
*4 X 12mm (1¤2”) D Rings
*2 X Metal Zipper Ends
*OPTIONAL: 20 X Double Capped Rivets 9mm (Cap) X 8mm (Stem) OR only 8 X if using “Long Johns" NOTE: I highly recommend rivets for this bag or you can try 8mm stem Chicago Screws as a substitute if rivets scare you!
*For OPTIONAL Wallet Pocket: Piece of metal measuring tape 21.5cm (8 ½”) long. I used tape that is 22mm (7¤8”) wide but you can use whatever width you have on hand OR substitute with 1.2cm - 2cm (1/2” – 3/4”) Boning.
The Epiphany will be a stylish addition to your handbag collection. Featuring a front slip pocket for your phone or keys, a back zipper pocket and a recessed zipper closure. The spacious interior features 2 slip pockets, a pleated pocket and a pen pocket one side. Plus you can choose to add another zippered pocket to the other side if you wish!
The base of your bag sports bag feet to protect your bag from dirt and wear. The bag also features optional side Grommets with Gate Rings which will allow you to add an optional removable adjustable crossbody strap, secured via detachable hooks. Lots of gorgeous hardware (optional) and topstitching make this a very professionally finished bag. You will be the envy of your friends! Why not make them one too!
Approx. size: W 35.5cm X H 28cm X D 14cm (W 14” X H 11” X D 5 ¼”)
The pattern for The Epiphany has a full requirements list with suggestions on where to obtain your hardware, 46 pages of comprehensive instructions which include 104 step by step colour photos.
There are printing instructions and test squares to check your scale. Cutting measurements are provided PLUS 19 Pattern pieces are included - YOU choose which you prefer to use! (Except where a pattern piece is required such as for a shaped piece!)
PLUS a TEXT ONLY version of the instructions (12 pages) comes bundled with your pattern for printing purposes, should you not need or wish to print all of the photos! Simply refer to your electronic versions for photos if needed! Saves on ink!
*Main fabric: 90cm (1 yard) of 112cm (44”) wide fabric
*Contrast fabric: 90cm (1 yard) of 112cm (44”) wide fabric
*Lining fabric: 70cm (¾ yard) of 112cm (44”) wide fabric