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CMB1Featured: Messenger Bag by Ecolution

Originally created for hard-working couriers, the classic Messenger Bag has been in circulation for several decades. Known for its long-lasting rugged durability and distinctive “envelope” styling, the classic Messenger has been adopted around the world as the everyday all-purpose carryall. Make a simplified version for yourself in hemp, similar to the featured tote from eco-friendly, Ecolution.

You will need:

  • 1 ¼ yds. [1.2 m] of hemp or organic cotton canvas, 54″ [137 cm] wide.
  • ½ yd. [0.5 m] of cotton sateen lining, 54” [137 cm] wide
  • 1 ½ yds. [1.4 m] of fusible interfacing, 45″ [114 cm] wide.
  • 1 closed zipper, 12” long *
  • 1 buckle slider, 2” inner dia. *
  • 1 belt tip hardware, 2” wide *
  • matching cotton thread
  • grid paper

*Match zipper to colour/metal of hardware.

BAG DIMENSIONS:             approximately 4″ x 11.5″ x 14″.

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I’m a scattered crafter

I don’t know about you but I start one project then get inspired to start another one. I started writing down my ideas so that I can concentrate on one craft at a time. It sort of works. I can’t find my list now. Whoops, that doesn’t help.

Crafting, whether it’s cutting paper dolls , making scrapbooks, hand sewing jewelry etc. it’s my happy place besides my family.

Off to find my list. Love you fellow crafting fools.