Costermonger Bag Pattern - Merchant & Mills

$12.00 CAD

This pattern has been created by the inspiring British sewing supply company, Merchant & Mills. The Costermonger is the essential market tote designed as a backpack. Fill it up with wholesome goodies, leaving your hands free to tickle your dog. This is a simple satisfying sew that uses little fabric so ideal for using up some of your stash or making as a present.  You can find the hardware kit to accompany this pattern here.

 

Fabric Requirements: (this is an unlined bag)

80 – 98cm wide – 0.95M

98 – 150cm wide 0.70M

You will need: 

8 x 9mm rivets or chicago screws

4 x 25mm/1″ metal sliders

2 x 25mm/1″ leather strap 89cm long

Matching thread

Suggested Fabrics:

Oilskin, Dry Oilskin, Mid-Heavy weight Cotton Canvas or Drill, Mid weight Denim (8-14oz)

* We found split cowhide leather straps move the smoothest through the sliders

*If you would prefer to use webbing instead of leather you would simply tuck it under the facing and top stitch it on the right side.

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 45cm, width 40cm.

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