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Introduction

All seam allowances are 3/16", unless noted otherwise.

Materials ::

Outside of Bag ::

- Two 14" x 16" pieces for main part of the bag
- One 16" x 18" piece for the front flap
- One 16" x 3" contrasting piece for strip across the front flap

Inside of Bag ::

-Two 14" x 16" pieces for the inside of the main part of the bag
-One 16" x 16" piece for the inside of the front flap

Pockets ::

-One 16" x 6" piece of material

Strap ::

-One piece 50" x 6" (I used the same material as the outside of my bag)

Key Ring Loop ::

-2" x 5"

Fusible Fleece ::

- Two 14" by 16" pieces
- One 16" x 16" piece for flap
-One 50" x 6" piece for strap

Ribbon ::

-17" length of coordinating ribbon for inside flap of bag