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Zip Top Messenger Bag

By: Becky Skuse for
Zip Top Messenger Bag
Zip Top Messenger Bag
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Learn how to make a bag that's super practical with this Zip Top Messenger Bag sewing tutorial. It's made out of durable canvas that you can weather-proof and the zipper will keep your items dry within it. This DIY messenger bag can be worn on one shoulder or worn across the body if it's heavy. A free sewing pattern like this will be popular with both women and men because of its basic shape and size. It's ideal for students who are on the go all the time or traveling business people as a carry on for flights. 

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Super cute! I love how you can customize the fabric to fit your style.

All the material you need to buy to make it, it would be cheaper to just buy one.


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