Making Of A Messenger Bag
This video includes a tutorial building my new totally free pattern. It has big zippered pockets on both the front and back of the outside bag along with 2 generous pockets on the bag front.
Inside, there is a different compartment to carry the iPad together with a bigger section to carry other items such as a wallet and other requirements.
The Bag Has An Adjustable Strap
The interior center divider has a pocket which has areas to save your mobile phone and pens. The bag also has an adjustable strap. The exterior bag is made from 10 ounce waxed canvas. The interior is made from 100% cotton quilting fabric and interfacings used are WovenFuse2 and Decovil Light
There are timestamps listed below to assist you navigate to different sections of the video.
CLARIFICATION: In the video at 24:00 minutes, you will be sewing on the two chalk lines which are both 1″ away from the center chalk line and are marked left of the center and right of the center.
00:10 – Preparation.
08:39 – Building the Exterior Front Bag.
34:03 – Building the Bag Flap.
44:45 – Building the Outside Bag Back.
1:02:36 – Building the Bottom and Sides of the Bag.
1:11:46 – Sewing the Sides and Bottom to the Bag.
1:23:40 – Constructing the Interior Lining.
1:42:48 – Sewing the Lining to the Outside.
1:49:30 – Constructing the Shoulder Strap.
1:53:49 – Closing.