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The Brancaster Messenger Bag Pattern by Charlie's Aunt is a unique messenger bag based on a 1940's fisherman's bag with a stylish asymmetrical front flap.

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The Brancaster Messenger Bag Pattern by Charlie's Aunt is a 1940's inspired design with a stylish asymmetrical flap and front pocket. The shape is practical and you can either dress this handbag up or down depending on the fabric and contrasting pocket or strap. The template included for the front pocket also doubles as an interior pocket with a divider. Finished size is approximately as follows: Height 9.5” (24cm) Width 13” (33cm) Base width 2” (5cm).

Materials Needed:

  • To make whole bag in one fabric, you will need:
  • 2/3 yard (60cm) of 60” (154cm) wide or ¾ yard (65cm) of 44” (112cm) wide exterior fabric
  • To make with a contrast pocket and strap, you will need:
  • 2/3 yard (60cm) of 60” (154cm) wide or 44” (112cm) wide main exterior fabric
  • 1/3 yard (30cm) of 60” (154cm) wide or 44” (112cm) wide contrast fabric
  • For all combinations, you will need:
  • ¾ yard (65cm) of 44” (112cm) wide lining fabric
  • 1/3 yard (30cm) of 44” (112cm) wide firm sew-in interfacing
  • ½ yard (50cm) of 36” (92cm) wide fusible interfacing
  • 40” x 5” (105cm x 14cm) of fusible web
  • Piece of plastic canvas 2” x 12” (5cm x 30cm)
  • 1 magnetic snap
  • 2 or 3 big buttons
  • Sticky tape (to join pattern templates)
  • Fabric marker pen, pencil or chalk

Brancaster Messenger Bag Pattern in PDF by Charlie's Aunt

Brancaster Messenger Bag Pattern in PDF
Brancaster Messenger made using one fabric (optional)

The Brandcaster Messenger Bag is in PDF format (downloadable) and has a total of 16 pages. There is a one page cover photo, 6 pages of instructions and illustrations, one page of terminology, one page of additional photo ideas for the bag and 7 pages of pattern pieces.

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