Field Belt Bag Pattern - Merchant & Mills
This pattern has been created by the inspiring British sewing supply company, Merchant & Mills. The Field Belt is designed to carry all of your travel essentials neatly around the waist leaving your hands free for chopping logs or pointing at historical buildings. The bag is fully lined. The hardware kit to accompany this pattern can be found here.
This is a beginner pattern. All seam allowances are 1cm.
Main bag 80 x 30cm
Lining 50 x 30cm
You will need:
12.5mm/1/2″ leather strap 38.5cm (we recommend split cowhide)
25mm/1″ leather strap minimum 1.1M (we recommend split cowhide)
1 x 12.5mm/1/2″ roller buckle
1 x 25mm/1″ roller buckle
6 x 9mm rivets or chicago screws
Oilskin, Dry Oilskin, Mid-Heavy weight Cotton Canvas or Drill, Mid weight Denim (8-14oz)
When inserting the rivets use a very solid surface like a cement floor so there is no movement. You will just need a hammer to set the rivets, but you will need something to make a hole in your leather, such as a leather hole punch or awl.
Finished measurements length 22cm, width 17cm.