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The Retreat Bag PDF



FREE Pattern! - Comes with directions for 2 Sizes

The Retreat Bag is a simple zippered pouch with a wide base and a wide structured opening. There is a casing in the top where you insert two wire frames (one on each side), which helps it stay open when open, and helps turn the corners down when closed. It has two optional slip pockets inside and a long zipper that helps it open wide.

The key to having a nicely shaped Retreat Bag is interfacing, interfacing and interfacing. One layer of interfacing and then a layer of fusible Thermolam Plus fleece on the exterior, in addition to interfacing on the lining and you are all set. Even with the interfacing, it makes up really quickly. You could try it with other soft stabilizers as well, and if you chose to, you could even leave out the frames and let it stand up proud. (But I think the frames really make it!)

Size SMALL uses 1 Pair of the Internal Wire Frames - Style A

Size LARGE uses 1 Pair of the Internal Wire Frames - Style B

The internal wire frames are sold HERE!

Pattern instructions are provided in both imperial and metric measurements and are geared towards a beginner to intermediate sewer. Measurements are given to cut pattern pieces with a rotary cutter, ruler and mat.

**** You are purchasing a PDF sewing pattern only, not the finished product. You will need the latest version of ADOBE READER to open and print your pattern from your computer. 

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