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The Kandou REPORTER BAG Sewing Pattern allows you to make two different bags - A conventional Messenger style bag that can be worn on the shoulder or across the body, AND a Sling Bag that can be worn across the back or chest, allowing you to go hands free - perfect for cycling or commuting. Both versions have fixed, adjustable straps and a nice roomy interior.

Unique, on-trend unisex design suitable for a wide range of users – women, men, teens, kids - whoever loves or needs a good bag!

The pattern is written in ENGLISH, with all measurements in INCHES.

DIFFICULTY LEVEL: INTERMEDIATE - experience of bag making and sewing multiple layers is required.

Finished Dimensions: 8.5 ” x 10.5” high x 3” deep at Base. Maximum adjustable strap length: Messenger bag 48" / Sling Bag version 45”.

Special features of the Reporter Bag:
- Practical Size; Designed to take a regular iPad and all your everyday items with room to spare
- 3 exterior pockets - 1 x large slip pocket to the back, 1 x curved slip pocket and 1 x secure zipper pocket on the Front
- 3 interior pockets - 1 x large slip pocket to the back to take an ipad, 2 slip pockets to the front - 1 for a standard size phone, 1 for cards or pens.
- Minimum hardware required - fixed webbing straps on both versions
- Slim and stylish profile that's not too bulky - perfect for shopping, day trips, or commuting to the office.
- Can be made using 3 different fabrics, so a great stash-busting project

The finished product is beautiful quality – FULLY LINED with internal bound seams that give the bag structure and strength – made using professional bagmaking techniques throughout.
Special tips and tricks included for binding seams PLUS a very efficient method that won't take hours!

When you purchase this listing you will receive 2 files:
-33 page Instruction Booklet pdf file, complete with Materials list, detailed instructions and colour photos throughout.
-Professionally computer-drawing template pdf file. AO Printshop Template file available on request.

You can also access a tutorial video here by Jessica @ Oklaroots:


Permission is granted to make and sell this purse on a small, handmade scale - no wholesale or third party manufacturing. Please credit Kandou Patterns in all written material, including any Etsy listing descriptions.

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