PDF - Money Bag by UJAMAA BAGETTES
Designed by UJAMAA BAGETTES
A versatile bag worn cross body or on your belt or belt loops.
MONEY BAG is a small cross-body bag with a zippered pocket and a card slot pocket in the interior. This pattern includes two styles, and two strap options that allow you to wear the bag one of three ways -with a strap as a cross body bag, or with out a strap as a waist pouch clipped to your belt loops or threaded onto your belt.
- STYLE 1 has an exterior front slip pocket with a closure flap and a magnetic snap.
- STYLE 2 has a front zippered pocket. Either style can be made using main fabric or a contrasting fabric in a variety of ways.
Optional decorative corner patches can be added to both front styles. Both styles have a recessed zipper closure at the top and an adjustable cross-body strap. The cross-body strap can be made with your exterior or contrasting fabric or with good-quality grosgrain ribbon or light webbing. Using the lighter strap lets you easily tuck it into your bag when MONEY BAG is attached to your belt loops or belt.
Emmaline Bags sells BAGETTES patterns online, and all profits from these pattern sales go directly to the Grandmothers Campaign.
++ This is a PDF Pattern.
++ Instructions are in English only.
- Either style can be made using main fabric or a contrasting fabric in a variety of ways. in addition, optional decorative corner patches can be added to both front styles. Both styles have a recessed zipper closure at the top and an adjustable cross-body strap. The cross-body strap can be made with your exterior or contrasting fabric or with good-quality grosgrain ribbon or light webbing. Using the lighter strap lets you easily tuck it into your bag when MONEY BAG is attached to your belt loops or belt.
- Strap OPTION A has swivel hooks on the bag back and D-rings on the adjustable strap. With the strap attached, the bag can be worn cross-body or the strap can be removed and the bag can be worn attached to your belt loops via the swivel hooks.
- Strap OPTION B has D-rings on the bag back and swivel hooks on the straps for a typical cross-body bag setup. The D-Ring tabs extend to the bottom of the back of the bag in such a way that they function as belt loops when the strap is removed.
- With two front styles and two strap options plus the optional corner patches, there are eight ways to make MONEY BAG your own.
- MONEY BAG includes design outlines so you can colour-design your bag ahead of time. Create the perfect small cross-body or waist/hip bag to hold your money, phone and keys in a secure and convenient way.
- To print, open in the most recently updated ADOBE READER or Adobe Acrobat. (If it is not updated, your pages may print black.)
- To print accurately, open in ADOBE from a computer, and when printing make sure that the “scaling” is set to “none” or “actual size” in the print properties.
- A 1” x 1” test square is provided.
- Print the templates and measure the square to check printing accuracy
- This pattern is Beginner Friendly.
Approx. Finished Size:
- Finished Size: 9” W x 6” H x 1” D
**** You are purchasing a PDF sewing pattern only, not the finished product. You must have the latest version of Adobe Reader to print this item from a computer!
FABRIC & INTERFACING:
- 1/4 yard or 1- fat quarter quilting weight cotton, linen, cork, leather or vinyl
- Contrast for front detail - 1 - fat eighth or scraps depending upon colour-designing. See design outlines at end of pattern.
- 1/2 yard or 2 fat quarters of the same fabric. Quilting weight cotton is suitable.
- Fusible Interfacing & Stabilizers
- 1 yard mid-weight woven interfacing such as Pellon SF101
- 28“ x 2”piece of firm non woven interfacing such as Pellon 809 for inside zipper pocket facing
- 4” x 3” piece of Pellon 809 for STYLE 1 CLOSURE FLAP
- Small piece of fusible fleece for CLOSURE FLAP
Zippers, Supplies & Bag Hardware:
- 2 - 3/4” swivel hooks
- 2 - 3/4” D-rings
- 1 - 3/4 “ slider
- 1 - 6” #3 zipper or 8” of zipper tape for interior zippered pocket
- 1 - 10” #3 or #4.5 zipper or zipper tape for top exterior
- STYLE 1: 1 - magnetic snap
- STYLE 2: 1- 10” #3 non-separating zipper or 10” of #3 zipper tape for exterior zippered pocket. Note: Zipper length is measured between top and bottom stops.
- Double-sided tape (DST)
UJAMAA GRANDMAS, a Calgary-based group of volunteers, is part of the Grandmothers to Grandmothers (G to G) Campaign of the Stephen Lewis Foundation (SLF). SLF works to address the consequences of the HIV/AIDS pandemic upon families and communities in sub-Saharan Africa. The G to G Campaign supports the voices and expertise of grandmothers in Africa, whose leadership is critical in reclaiming hope and rebuilding resilience across their communities. As part of Grandmothers to Grandmothers, UJAMAA GRANDMAS is committed to the Campaign’s three goals:
- to raise awareness
- to build solidarity and
- to mobilize funds for community-based organizations that support African grandmothers and the children in their care.
Since 2004, as a result of a variety of fundraising activities, both handcrafts-related and otherwise, over $1,500,000 has been sent in support of the Campaign. To learn more about UJAMAA GRANDMAS and the Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign, visit www.ujamaagrandmas.com.
UJAMAA BAGETTES is a small sub-set of UJAMAA GRANDMAS, raising funds through the sale of pdf patterns and finished products. A very small portion of the proceeds from the sale of patterns is used to offset some of the costs of pattern testing and bag production. The remainder is sent to the Foundation to support our African sisters. BAGETTES’ finished bags are sold at the UJAMAA GRANDMAS annual BAGS, BABIES & BEYOND in Calgary, Alberta. If you have a technical question about this pattern, contact us at email@example.com.
Emmaline Bags sells BAGETTES patterns online at emmalinebags.com. All profits from these pattern sales go directly to the Grandmothers Campaign.
It is our privilege to work together to enable us to help these very courageous women and at the same time to express ourselves through our creativity.
This pattern is for personal and limited commercial use for the original purchaser only. You may sell items made from this pattern in limited quantities. Please do not make copies of this pattern. We would love it if you credit “UJAMAA BAGETTES” in your item descriptions when selling or listing of finished items. It would also be nice if you referenced our website - www.ujamaagrandmas.com. Thanks for your support in our efforts to raise funds for the Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign.
Bag Lock and Snap Instructions:
- Magnetic Snaps (see the video here)
- Turn Locks and Flip Locks
- Press Locks (Mama, Papa, and Baby Lock)
- Large Bar Locks
- Tongue Locks (Thumb Catch, Press Lock)
- Half Moon Magnetic Snaps
Bag Label Insertion Instructions:
- Attach a Metal Bag Label (See Video Tutorial Here)
- Attach our "Script" Style Metal Bag Label (See the video here)
Miscellaneous Bag Bling Instructions:
- Add Zipper Sliders/Pulls to Zippers-by-the-Yard
- Make a Hanging Tassel
- "Edge Connector" Strap Anchors
- "Edgwena" Strap Anchors
- "Long John" Strap Anchors
- "Diamond" Strap Anchors
- "Top Edges" Strap Anchors
- Bridge Connectors/Bridge Anchors
- Metal Edge Trim
- Attach Zipper Ends/Cord Ends
- Metal Oval Handles
- Strap Ends - Pointed & Rectangular
- Strap Keepers
- Screw Together Grommets
- How to Use Giardini Edge Paint
- How to Use a Rivet Hand Press
- How to Set Double-Cap Rivets using Hand Tools
- How to Use Our Emmaline EB-FUSE Woven Interfacing
Emmaline Pattern Sew-Alongs/Video Tutorials With Janelle:
- Glacier Base Bags Part 1 Sew-Along
- Glacier Base Bags Part 2 Sew-Along
- Glacier Crossbody Bag Part 1 Sew-Along
- Glacier Crossbody Bag Part 2 Sew-Along
- Aspen Crossbody Bag Part 1 Sew-Along
- Aspen Crossbody Bag Part 2 Sew-Along
- Mountain Saddle Bag Sew-Along
- Laney-Jane Bag Sew-Along
Get more Bag Hardware tutorials & Sewing Tutorials HERE.
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