Emmaline Bags & Patterns Teardrop Bag - Downloadable Pattern


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The Teardrop Bag is a very versatile bag that can be sewn in sizes Regular or X-Large.  This roomy, hobo-style bag can be used for a large handbag or purse (regular size), for the beach, on an overnight trip, to dance class, to the pool, and even a trip to the laundry mat (X-Large version). I designed the X-Large size specifically to fit at least 4 or more beach towels and room for a hat and all the extras. BE PREPARED this bag is massive!  Included, are instructions for an optional magnetic closure, internal slip and zipper pockets.  

**Instructions for a zipper opening variation for the Regular sized bag, and a bag strap attached with large O-rings have been added as a supplement to this pattern.  The new zipper style opening and O-rings make a very stylish bag and together, it's a whole new look!  (These are both included in your new pattern.)

This pattern is easy to sew and follow and has very detailed instructions including 70+ clear color pictures for reference.  Instructions are now in both imperial and metric.  I will teach you everything, every step of the way.  You will learn how to insert an internal zipper pocket, slip pockets and a magnetic snap.  All of these are optional so you can customize your bag to suit your personal needs.  You won’t need to enlarge any pattern pieces either; they are all full size and include seam allowances. Super easy!

Finished Size of bags are:  (Measurements are approximate)
Regular:      Width: 21”(53cm)  Length: 17”(43cm)  Straps: 16”(41cm)
X-Large:     Width: 25”(64cm)  Length: 22”(56cm)  Straps: 16”(41cm)

MATERIALS:   (yardages are approximate and generous)
1.75 yds/m                 Quality quilting cotton, or canvas for exterior fabric
8” wide by 20”          (20cm x 51cm) Coordinating fabric for handle (you can use the exterior fabric also)
1.75 yds/m                 Quilting cotton, broadcloth, canvas or twill for lining fabric
1.75 yds/m            Interfacing (see notes) & 2 small scraps of heavy-weight fusible interfacing for magnet
1                               7” (18cm) dress zipper for interior pocket (you may use longer)
1                                  Magnetic Snap Closure (optional)
1                                  16” (40cm) closed end dress zipper for optional zipper closure
2                                  Large O-rings (2”/50mm diameter or larger) for bag strap variation         
                                    Water-soluble Erasable Marking Pen, or Quilter’s Chalk
                         Rotary Cutting Tool, Mat, and Ruler

Designer Terms of Use:

•    You may sell items made from this pattern in your shop or market stall; however this pattern is not to be used for mass production.
•    You may not claim this pattern as your own or allow others to use it. Do not make copies of this pattern; this pattern is for personal and limited commercial use for one purchaser only.

Format:  PDF File - Available for Instant Download
Pages: 26 (Instructions + Illustrations - 18, Pattern Sheets - 8)
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