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The Kersey Tye Messenger Bag Pattern by Charlie's Aunt is a vintage inspired purse design based on the 1940's. This bag pattern comes in two different heights and has options for handle lengths, as well as pockets.

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The Kersey Tye Messenger Bag Pattern by Charlie's Aunt is a retro bag pattern, based on style sensibilities of the 1940's. This purse pattern is simple yet functional and comes with instructions for two different heights and long and short strap options. The taller bag has an outside pocket on the front and there is an interior pocket with a flap.

Finished size is as follows:
Taller Version: 12 1/2"H x 15"W (32cm x 38cm)
Shorter Version: 10 1/2"H x 15"W (27cm x 38cm)

Materials Needed:

  • 2/3 yard (60cm) of 54” (140cm) wide, or 1 yard (92cm) of 44” (112cm) wide exterior fabric 1
  • ½ yard (50cm) of 44” (112cm) wide exterior fabric 2
  • 2/3 yard (60cm) of 44” (92cm) wide lining fabric
  • 2/3 yard (60cm) of 36” (92cm) wide sew-in craft interfacing
  • ½ yard (50cm) of 36” (92cm) wide fusible interfacing
  • 5” (13cm) x 40” (102cm) of fusible web for strap
  • 1 magnetic snap set
  • 4 buttons approx. 1¼” (35mm) diameter to flap
  • You will also need:
  • Sticky tape (to join pattern templates)
  • Sewing machine
  • Pins
  • Scissors
  • Fabric marker pen, pencil or chalk

This PDF Bag Pattern has a total of 18 pages. There is a one page cover photo, 8 pages of instructions, illustrations, and photos, 8 pages of pattern pieces, and one page of suggested fabrics and additional photos.

The Kersey Tye Messenger Bag pattern in PDF

The Kersey Tye Messenger Bag pattern by Charlie's Aunt

The Kersey Tye Messenger Bag Pattern in PDF


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