Essentials Bag

Too much stuff in your purse? Crazy Little Projects offers the perfect solution with this DIY Essentials Bag. -Sewtorial

I don’t know about you, but for me, the bigger the purse, the more I try to stuff into it. Crazy Little Projects offers the perfect solution with this DIY Essentials Bag. It has just enough room to carry what’s important.

Supplies Needed:

  • 1/3 yard each of two coordinating fabrics
  • 2 7 inch zippers
  • 2 one inch D rings
  • 2 swivel hook clasps (or any type of clasp found in the hardware part of your sewing store)

From your main fabric cut:

  • One 7 3/4″ by 11″ piece (this will be the main back piece on the outside)
  • One 6 3/4″ by 7 3/4″ piece (bottom of pocket part)
  • One 4 1/2″ by 7 3/4″ piece (top of pocket part)
  • Two 4″ by 2 1/2 or 3″ pieces (for the tabs to attach strap)
  • One 44″ by 3″ piece (for the strap)

From your inner fabric cut:

  • Two 7 3/4″ by 11″ piece
  • One 6 3/4″ by 7 3/4″ piece (referred to as lining in the instructions)
  • One 4 1/2″ by 7 3/4″ piece (referred to as lining in the instructions)
  • One 18″ by 7 3/4″ piece (for inner pocket)

 

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner

Find the full tutorial here.

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