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Pretty Easy
Reversible bag tutorial

The free PDF pattern for this bag is available to download in my site. You can also use Charlie bag pattern from Burdastyle.com.

Please go to the link below for my PDF pattern.
http://verypurpleperson.com/downloads?did=19


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Instructions


  1. How to make a shoulder bag. Reversible Bag - Step 1 1

    Here is 4 pieces of fabrics after being cut. We’re gonna refer them as set A and set B. If you want pockets, sew them before going to the next step.

  2. How to make a shoulder bag. Reversible Bag - Step 2 2

    Sew the bottom and sides of each set. My bag has a rounded bottom and a dart, Charlie bag has straight edges.

    If you use my pattern, sew the darts before sewing the bottom and sides of bag.

  3. How to make a shoulder bag. Reversible Bag - Step 3 3

    Put set B in set A, right sides together, and sew around the straps. Stop stitching about 20 cm before the tops of the straps. If your machine has reverse stitch, use it on each end of stitchings to secure it.

  4. How to make a shoulder bag. Reversible Bag - Step 4 4

    Clip rounded corners.

  5. How to make a shoulder bag. Reversible Bag - Step 5 5

    Turn the right sides out through one of the straps.

  6. How to make a shoulder bag. Reversible Bag - Step 6 6

    It will be a bit difficult at first and you’re gonna wonder if you’re doing it right, but just keep doing it. You will feel a thug and after that the bag will turn right sides out smoothly.

  7. How to make a shoulder bag. Reversible Bag - Step 7 7

    Pull out each of the remaining straps.

  8. How to make a shoulder bag. Reversible Bag - Step 8 8

    Look! You almost have a bag!

  9. How to make a shoulder bag. Reversible Bag - Step 9 9

    Sew the straps of each set together.I often sew the straps absent-mindedly and then found out that I've attached them wrong!

    So please make sure that you sew each strap to the strap beside it, NOT the strap that is in front of it.

  10. How to make a shoulder bag. Reversible Bag - Step 10 10

    Press the seams open. Fold seam allowances on straps and press.

  11. How to make a shoulder bag. Reversible Bag - Step 11 11

    Also press edges of bag to make it easier for topstitching.

  12. How to make a shoulder bag. Reversible Bag - Step 12 12

    Match the tops seams together and pin all open edges of straps. You can also use fusible tapes to make sure it is neat. But I will use pins here.

  13. How to make a shoulder bag. Reversible Bag - Step 13 13

    Topstitch all edges of bag. I use different colour thread for the bobbin.

  14. How to make a shoulder bag. Reversible Bag - Step 14 14

    A reversible bag!

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