Sewing Pattern by Noodlehead
Pattern name – Campfire Messenger Bag
Finished Item – Satchel / Messenger Bag with multiple pockets
Paper Pattern and Instructions only, does not include fabrics or notions
YGet organized with this classic styled messenger bag. There are ample pockets and space for everyday use.
Feature your favorite print on the Flap
Zippered, pleated and slip pockets
Optional top zipper closure
Hardware flap closure, plus two alternate closure options!
Skill Level: Intermediate
Approx. Finished Dimensions: 9½” W, 11½” H, 2½” deep at base
+ Requirements based on 44” wide fabric. FQ=Fat Quarter=18″ x 22″
Exterior fabric, 3/4 yard
Lining fabric, 3/4 yard
Flap fabric, FQ
Accent fabric (binding, strap, slip pocket, zip pocket lining), 3/4 yard
Fusible Woven Interfacing (Pellon SF101), 2 yards
Fusible Fleece or ByAnnie’s Soft and Stable, 1/3 yard
6″ non-separating zipper
12″ non-separating or separating zipper (optional top closure)
Size 24 Metal Snap, 2 sets
½” x 1″ Metal Rectangle, 4*
1″ Metal Strap Slider
Recommended Fabrics: Cotton or blended canvas; denim, twill, home dec for exterior. Quilting cotton for lining and accent.
Alternate Closures: (4) 1” D-Rings and 1”x 16” scrap leather, or use fabric instructions (and * = omit 2) OR (2) tuck locks (and * = omit 2)
Additional supplies + tools: Thread, water-soluble pen, cutting mat, ruler, rotary cutter, turning tool, 1/4”-wide fusible web tape, (2) 1/4” x 5” strips of leather/ribbon for zipper pull(s), denim needle, snap setting tool, 3/4”-wide sew-in hook-and-loop tape or additional size 24 metal snap (for optional flap and/or back pocket closure)
Paper (printed) pattern:
Paper pattern version includes instruction booklet with step-by-step instructions and professional illustrations, pattern sheet for flap piece and templates, rotary cutting instructions/measurements for all other pattern pieces (just cut and sew, no need to cut out pattern pieces), full-color cover sheet, all tucked into a resealable poly bag.
Sell finished items! You (the purchaser of this pattern) can sell finished sewn items made using this pattern (on a home-based scale), credit to Anna Graham www.noodle-head.com is appreciated!