The Button Lock Bag by Sewing Patterns by Mrs H (Printed Paper Pattern)
This cute Button Lock Bag is a fun sew for advanced beginners/intermediate level bagmakers. The Button Lock Bag uses both darts and a narrow gusset to achieve a style that sits against your body comfortably, yet can carry a surprising amount! Inside you'll find a zip pocket and a full width slip pocket.
10" x 10" x 2.5" (25.5cm x 25.5cm x 6.5cm)
- Easy to read instructions, colour photographs and pattern pieces.
- Two different flap shapes to choose from.
- Hidden full width slip pocket.
- YouTube tutorial
- Free tutorial from LBP Bespoke to add a zip bridge to the Button Lock Bag
The Button Lock Bag is classified as an advanced beginners/intermediate level bag sewing pattern. It is written in UK English and has been thoroughly tested by a team of expert pattern testers
- ⅝ yd (0.5m) Exterior - Directional fabric may need more
- ⅝ yd (0.5m) Contrast - Directional fabric may need more
- ⅞ yd (0.8m) Lining
- ⅞ yd (0.75m) Foam stabiliser
- 1 ⅝ yd (1.5m) Medium weight interfacing
- 2" x 2" & 2" x 1" (5cm x 5cm & 5cm x 2.5cm) Scraps of Ultra-firm stabiliser (Decovil 1, Peltex, S520)
Hardware & Notions
- 1 x Large "Button" Lock
- 1 x 8" (20cm) #3 Dressmaking Zip - if using continuous zipper, cut to 10" (25.5cm) long
- 2 x 1 ½" (3.8cm) 'O' Rings
- 1 x 1" (25mm) Strap Slider
- 4 x (Optional) Medium Rivets
- Double sided basting tape
- Zip foot & Walking foot
- Wonder clips
- Fray check
- Pinking shears
- Strong glue to secure the lock
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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