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Sew and Sell the Nora Doctor Bag with Swoon’s PDF Sewing Pattern

An advanced printable sewing pattern from Swoon for a multi-size vintage-inspired “doctors-style” bag. You may sell bags you make with this pattern!

Small Handbag: 11″ x 8.5″ x 5.5″ Large Handbag: 13.5″ x 10″ x 6″ Traveler: 17″ x 12″ x 8″

You will need:

  1. 1/2 yard 44” wide woven quilting weight exterior fabric (1/3 yard for Handbags)

  2. 2/3 yard 44” wide quilting weight or vinyl contrasting fabric

  3. 2/3 yard 44” wide quilting weight lining fabric (1 yard for Traveler)

  4. 3 yards fusible woven interfacing (Pellon Shapeflex SF101) (4 yards for Traveler)

  5. 1 yard 20” wide foam interfacing (Pellon FlexFoam) (or 1/2 yard Soft & Stable)

  6. 1/2 yard fusible stabilizer (Pellon Peltex 71F)

  7. Four 1” rectangle rings (3/4” for Small Handbag)

  8. One 9” all-purpose zipper (7” for Small Handbag)

  9. One small turn/twist lock

  10. 1 yard 1/4” plastic boning with cover (1.5 yards for Traveler)

  11. Coordinating thread

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