Oilcloth Lunch Bag

Materials

  • Fabric A – It’s a Digital World – Cactus – 0.6m
  • Leather Trim – 5/8″ Brown – 0.5m
  • Odif – Odicoat – 1 Tub
  • Hook & Loop Tape – 1″ – 0.2m

Free Pattern

Cutting Instructions

From Fabric A:
(2) 28 1/2″ x 7″ rectangles
(4) 8 1/2″ x 10 1/2″ rectangles
(2) 3 1/2″ x 4″ rectangles

From Leather Trim:
(2) 91/2″ strips

From Hook & Loop tape cut:
(1) 21/2″ strip

Lunch Bag Assembly

Seam Allowance – 1/4″

1. Following the instructions on the tub, use Odicoat on all Fabric A pieces.

2 Place (2) 3 1/2″ x 4″ rectangles right sides together and sew around. Leaving a 2″ gap to pull through.

3 Turn the tab inside out and topstitch around to close the gap.
Place (1) side of the hook and loop tape on the short side of the tab and stitch around to secure.

4 Sew (1) 8 1/2″ x 10 1/2″ rectangle, rightside together with (1) 28 1/2″ x 7″ rectangle.

5 Sew (1) 8 1/2″ x 10 1/2″ rectangle, rightside together with the opposite side of 28 1/2″ x 7″ rectangle.

Repeat steps 4-5 for all remaining Fabric A pieces.

6 Turn (1) bag right way out. At the top edge of the bag measure 1 1/2″ in from either side and mark.

7 Pin (1) end of each handle to the marks, make sure the loop is facing down.

8 Place bags one inside the other, right sides together. Stitch around the top, leaving a 3″ gap.
Turn bag right way out through the gap and topstitch around closing the gap.

9 Measure the halfway mark along the top back of the bag. Measure the halfway mark on the short end of the hook and loop tab. Line up on the outside of your bag, and stitch in place.

10 Line up the remaining piece of hook and loop tape on the front of the back and stitch in place.

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