The Arden Bag is one of those really useful items that really straightforward to make. You can add as many or as few pockets as you choose. The Tutorial for this bag takes you through each one so you can decide what to include for your own Arden Bag.
To make the bag you’ll need:
- 1m of Main fabric
- 0.25m of Contrast Fabric
- 1.80m Webbing
- 8″ Zip
- Matching or contrasting thread
All seams allowances are 1.5cm unless otherwise stated.
Download and print out the pattern at home.
Cut out all the pattern pieces ready to lay on to the fabrics02
A Bit of Prep
Transfer the pattern info to your fabrics03
Making up the Outer Pocket and the Handles
Once you know how to make up the outer pocket you can chose to add one to two to your own bag04
Making up the Outer Bag
Now you sew up the rest of the outer bag05
Making up the inside Zipped Pocket
Again once you know how to make up the inside pocket you can decide how may you want in your bag.06
Making up the Bag Lining
Making up the bag lining is very similar to the outer bag.07
Finishing off the bag
Turn the bag through and finish it off