PDF - The Double Flip Shoulder Bag
NOTE: This is the PDF version. Instructions are in English only.
The Double Flip Shoulder Bag features 2 full-length zipper pockets that form the front and back sides of the exterior bag. These pockets flip over to the front to conceal a hidden pocket underneath. Between the 2 zippered sides, is the center cavity of the bag that features both a slip pocket and an internal zipper pocket.
Finish the bag with a shoulder strap attached with our Emmaline Brand Edge Connectors! It’s recommended that you use quilting cotton weight fabric for the Exterior Fabric, and quilting cotton weight fabric, vinyl, heavy fabric or cork fabric for Exterior Accent Fabric.
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- Width- across top: 13” (33 cm), at base: 12” (30.5 cm)
- Height- 10” (25.4 cm)
- Depth- 3.25” (8.25 cm)
This pattern suits an experienced intermediate to advanced bag maker.
The pattern includes colour digital drawings and full size pattern pieces that include seam allowances for pattern pieces that are not simple rectangles. Cutting instructions are provided for you to use a rotary cutter, ruler and mat to cut rectangular pieces. Pattern instructions are in both imperial and metric measurements.
Yardages are approximate and based on 44” (112 cm) fabric. Less fabric will be required for wider widths of fabric.
Fabric & Interfacing:
- 3/4 yd./0.75 m - Exterior Fabric (quilting cotton, light canvas/duck, décor cotton)
- 1/2 yd./0.5 m - Exterior Accent Fabric (quilting cotton, light canvas/duck, décor cotton, light jean, cork, vinyl)
- 1 1/8 yd./1 m - Lining Fabric (quilting cotton or similar weight woven fabric)
- 4 yd./3.75 m - Fusible Interfacing (20” wide)- Light-med weight fusible woven - Pellon Shapeflex SF101
- ½ yd./0.5 m - Fusible Fleece (46” wide)- Dense needled fleece such as Pellon Thermolam Plus Fusible TP971
Zippers & Bag Hardware:
(2)12” (30.5 cm) - Zippers for Exterior Top Openings (#4.5 or #5 nylon bag zipper, 1 1/4” wide, non-separating) - You can use a longer zipper or zipper by the yard (if using zipper yardage, cut at 13”/33 cm.)
(1) 9” (23 cm) - Zippers for Lining Zipper Pocket (#3 nylon all-purpose zipper, 1” wide, non-separating) - You can use a longer zipper, or #3 zipper by the yard if preferred.
(1) 3/4" (18 mm) - Slim Magnetic Snap (NOTE: 9/16” (14 mm) Magnetic snaps are also suitable.)
(2) 1 ½” (38 mm) - Swivel Snap Hooks for Adjustable Shoulder Strap.
(1) 1 ½” (38 mm) - Adjustable Strap Slider for Adjustable Shoulder Strap.
Optional hardware items: Rivets, Emmaline Bag Labels
Optional additional hardware items:
Notions & Tools:
- General purpose polyester thread to match all fabrics
- Water-soluble Erasable Marking Pen, or Chalk Pencil
- Rotary Cutting Tool, Cutting Mat, and Large Ruler
- Walking foot (Quilting foot, Even Feed, or Dual Feed attachment) for your sewing machine
- Zipper foot
- Pellon Fashion Fuse 420 seam tape or interfacing for cork or leather applications, not required for fabric
- FrayCheck or other fray stopping liquid, and clear glue for metal and fabric such as E6000 or Fabri-Tac
Bag Lock and Snap Instructions:
Click BLUE links for a written tutorial or Click RED links for a video tutorial
- 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:
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
Get more Bag Hardware tutorials & Sewing Tutorials HERE.
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