the Flaptastic Bag

(For information about the fabrics we’ve used in these samples, click HERE)

The Flaptastic Bag features are as follows:

  • Roomy front pocket storage secured with a sew-in invisible magnet– the perfect place to store your sunglasses & smart phone! Fits smart phones of ALL sizes & brands, PLUS there’s also….
  • BONUS storage for credit/loyalty cards: slot storage is included for 12 cards!
  • TWO zippered pockets: to keep small, loose items are secure & easy to locate!
  • OODLES of interior space– there’s plenty of room for everyday items PLUS your iPad!
  • An extra-comfy wide shoulder strap– adjustable for optional cross-body wear!
  •  a Secure zippered closure– to keep your valuable safe in a crowd.

And Color Pictorial Helps… are just a click away!

Click on the links below to access a few color pdf’s
that might be helpful during the following construction steps!

Purse Dimensions: 12" X 9.5" X 4.5"

Fabric Needs

  • (extra fabric may be needed for directional prints)
  • Exterior- 1/2 yard
  • Lining- 3/4 yard
  • Contrast- 1/2 yard (for Pocket Flap, Strap Liner & Credit Card Slots)
          (we recommend that this fabric be in direct contrast to the main exterior fabric)
  • Blender- 1/3 yard (for Front Pocket, Bag Front & Zip Panels)
          (we recommend that this fabric be one that blends with the main exterior fabric)
  • Fusible Interfacing- 7/8 yard X 20" wide (we recommend Fashion Fuse by Bosal)
  • Fusible Fleece- 1/3 yard X 46" wide (we recommend Thermolam by Pellon)
  • Soft & Stable by Annie- one 12.5" X 27.5" piece

Other Supplies Needed

  • 1 each- 3/4" sew-in invisible magnetic snap
  • 1 each- 12" (or longer) separating zipper
  • 2 each- 10" (or longer) closed bottom zippers
  • 2 each- 1.5" wide rectangle rings
  • 1 each- 1.5" wide slide buckle
  • 54 inches- 1.5" wide nylon webbing (for Strap)