The Varsity Messenger

labeled varsity messenger gray on lyds rect

Here is the newest installment in the Messenger Bag series. The Varsity Messenger sewing pattern is for a cross body bag with a patchwork front. The bag has 2 pockets on the inside and a flap closure. There is no zipper or velcro which makes this an easier sewing project. It’s just the right size to hold a full sized iPad.

gray on lyds

The final measurements of the bag are:
Bag is 10.5″x10.5″
Strap is 26″ from shoulder to bag.

Materials needed: as shown
* 1 fat quarter fabric for back & flap top
* 1/2 yd. fabric for flap liner, strap & 1
front strip
*1/2 yd. fabric for liner & 2 front strips
* 1 fat quarter for pocket & 2 front strips
* 1/2 yd. fusible fleece
*1/2 yd. heavy weight fusible interfacing –
you’ll probably have a lot of this leftover

varsity gray ipad

Your PDF includes 7 pages of instructions which are fully illustrated with color photos and 4 pattern sheets. This pattern is available in PDF form in my Etsy Shop.


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