Sidekick Sling Bag by Betz White

A cross-body handbag with oversized grommets and an asymmetrical shape.

Pattern: Sidekick Sling Bag
Designer: Betz White
Categories: Handbags
Difficulty: Beginner
Recommended Fabrics: Canvas, Linen, Shirting, Twill
required fabric: 3/4 to 1 1/2 yards
Digital Sewing Pattern$12.95
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The Sidekick Sling is a handbag to hold all your gear, and still provide a bit of visual interest. It's asymmetrical shape and oversized grommet make this bag different from any other handbag pattern we've seen yet. Choose a contrasting lining fabric for a bit of pop, or use industrial grommets for an edgy look.

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Pattern Details

Intended Paper Size: Letter (8.5in x 11in)
Number of Files Included: 1
Total Number of Pages: 7
Copy Shop Version Included: No
Pattern uses layers to select size: No

Finished Garment Measurements (inches)

SizeAll Sizes

Fabric Required (yards)

SizeAll Sizes
45" Wide Main Fabric 3/4
45" Wide Lining Fabric 3/4
20" Wide Interfacing1 3/4
1" Wide Cotton Webbing1 3/4

Recommended Fabrics

Required Tools

  • Sewing Machine
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Pins
  • Measuring Tape
  • Fabric Scissors
  • Tailor's Chalk

Optional Tools

  • Rotary Cutter and Mat

Required Supplies

  • Cotton Webbing
  • Grommets
  • Interfacing
  • Thread
  • Universal Needle

Optional Supplies

  • Interfacing

Additional Notes

This 7-page PDF pattern includes step-by-step instructions with illustrations.

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