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Daily News Bag

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Pattern Details

The Daily News Bag is a large bucket bag with an inner zip pocket that is soft, slouchy and easy to carry in one of three lengths - hobo, shoulder or messenger. Use it as a tote with another bag inside or as your primary handbag. Either way, make one in a basic all-purpose fabric and make another one in an outrageous color that screams "notice me!" Available as an instant download pattern so you can start right away! Included with your purchase, you will receive: Detailed Pattern Instructions formatted for 8.5" x 11" only. Home Printer version pattern prints on letter-size paper, 8.5" x 11" sheets. See Pattern Assembly for further instructions. Copy Center version pattern prints on wide format plotter. No piecing necessary. SUGGESTED FABRICS Medium-weight to heavy-weight wovens. Leather, Faux Leather, Laminated Linen, Wool, Vinyl. FABRIC REQUIREMENTS Bag: Width 45 or 60 Yardage 3/4 Contrasting Fabric Option: Width 45 or 60 Yardage 1/2 for Bag Width 45 or 60 Yardage 1/4 for Bottom Straps, Pocket, Tab and Binding: Width 45 Yardage 1/2 Width 60 Yardage 1/4 NOTIONS One 7" Zipper, Thread. Optional: (to adhere Ultrasuede to fabric or together) Dritz Double Faced Sewing & Craft Tape, Sulky KK2000 Temporary Spray Adhesive. Closure Options: Two 2"-wide Flat Rectangular Rings OR Two 1 1/4"-wide Swivel Clips and Two 1 1/4"-wide D-Rings. Finished Bag Measurements 20" w x 16" h

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The Sewing Workshop
The Sewing Workshop
Linda Lee has loved fabric for as long as she can remember, so it's no surprise that she's spent her career working in fashion and interior design. She’s the owner of The Sewing Workshop Pattern Collection, where adventurous sewers can find patterns for distinctive garments created with innovative techniques. She has written several sewing books and contributed to magazines including Threads and Sew News. Linda has also appeared as the sewing expert for segments on HGTV's <i>Today at Home</i> and <i>Our Home</i>, as well as <i>Sew It All</i>, <i>It's Sew Easy</i> and <i>Sewing With Nancy</i>.