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.

We used “Wonderlust- Super Kaleider” (in turquoise) by Bernartex to create the beautiful sample you see below and NOW we can make that fabric available to you on our website!

Just click HERE

for more info about this or any of the other wonderful bag fabrics we currently carry!

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)