the Baggalista

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Design Highlights

The Perfect Travel Companion

•FIVE zippered storage areas
•FOUR interior storage pouches
•a large zippered back pocket – terrific for items you larger items
•an adjustable nylon strap. Shoulder it, or wear it cross-body and go hands-free.
•The Flap is a terrific size and shape to showcase a great blockprint or for easy embellishing.
•And best of all- it works perfectly with the PortaPockets Insert!

Two totally secure zippered Phone Pockets, your phone WILL NOT fall out until you unzip the pocket!
Two totally secure zippered Phone Pockets, your phone
WILL NOT fall out until you unzip the pocket!

A Very Large Back, Perfect for storing important paperwork! Zippered Pocket ,
A Very Large Back, Perfect for storing important paperwork! Zippered Pocket ,

Secure Hidden Storage Under the Flap which is held securely in place by INVISIBLE sew-in magnetic snaps!
Secure Hidden Storage
Under the Flap which is held securely in place by INVISIBLE sew-in magnetic snaps!

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Embellishing purse exteriors is fun and easy with "Kat" Tricks!
Embellishing purse exteriors is fun and easy with “Kat” Tricks!

 

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Purse Dimensions: 9.5" X 9" X 4"

Fabric Needs

  • (You may need more fabric if you are using directional prints)
  • Exterior Fabric: 1/3 yd.
  • Contrast (Flap area & Back Pocket): 1/4 yd.
  • Lining: 1 1/8 yd.
  • Soft & Stable: one 29" X 11" piece (we recommend Soft & Stable, but Fusible fleece may be substituted)
  • Fusible Interfacing: one 12" X 5" piece (We recommend CraftFuse TM or the equivalent.)
  • Fusible Fleece: 1/4 yd. (We recommend Thermolan TM or the equivalent.)

Other Supplies Needed

  • 1 each- 1" wide metal link
  • 1 each- 1" wide metal slide
  • 1 each- 16" (or longer) separating zipper (instructions for shortening zipper are included)
  • 1 each- 12" (or longer) nylon zipper (instructions for shortening zipper are included)
  • 1 each- 9" (or longer) nylon zipper (instructions for shortening zipper are included)
  • 2 each- 7" (or longer) nylon zippers (instructions for shortening zipper are included)
  • 2 each- 3/4" invisible sew-in magnetic snap (standard style clamp-in magnetic snap may be substituted)
  • 60 inches- 1" wide nylon webbing