Added Dec 22, 2010
by Natalia *
I made this Weekender Bag for my sister for Christmas. She pretty much only wears black, grey or white paired with jeans, so I tried to keep the colours pretty simple. Its made from black cotton canvas, with black upholstery vinyl. Having attempted this pattern before and realizing it wasn’t exactly as I wanted it, I adjusted the pattern such that the straps would be longer and the black vinyl would cover the bottom and be seen from the sides as well. I think it turned out great. I lined it in a beige/almost gold polyester. There are two pockets on the front and back, with heavy duty snaps, as well as one inside. She’s currently being certified as a yoga instructor, so I thought this would be a great bag for her to take with her to classes. She could have her yoga clothes, mat and towels as well as books and whatever else she needs.
upholstery nylon thread
nylon wedding (which looks pink in the photos, but is really beige)
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