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Amy Butler Birdie Sling Bag PDF Download ePattern

BIRDIE SLING

This honey of a sling holds everything and it's easy to make! (Great for beginners.) Modern styling and dynamic proportions will make this one of your favorite carry-all bags!
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Materials List

Allow extra yardage for matching or centering a design on your fabric.

If using 44” wide light to mid-weight fabric
(ex. quilting fabric)

1 1/8 yards for the Exterior
1 1/8 yards of a coordinating fabric for the Bands and Handles
1 1/8 yards of a 3rd coordinating fabric for the Lining
3 1/2 yards of 20” wide woven fusible interfacing
(we use SF-101 by Pellon®)

If using wide heavier mid-weight fabric
(ex. Amy's home dec weighti)

5/8 yard for the Exterior
1 1/8 yards of a coordinating fabric for the Bands and Handles
1 1/8 yards of a 3rd coordinating fabric for the Lining
3 yards of 20” wide woven fusible interfacing
(we use SF-101 by Pellon®)

PLUS (for either weight fabric) you'll need:

1/2 yard of 44” wide fusible fleece
(we use fusible Thermolam Plus® by Pellon®)
1 spool of coordinating all-purpose thread
(we use Coats Dual Duty Plus®)

Finished size: 28” tall including Handles x 18” wide

TOOLS NEEDED: Scissors, Iron and Ironing board, Straight pins,
Ruler / Tape measure, Scotch tape™, Hand sewing needle, Chalk pencil, Tracing paper, Pressing Ham or Rolled towel, Pressing cloth, and Turning tool (such as a closed pair of scissors).

All fabrics shown are from Amy's MIDWEST MODERN™ collection by Rowan. Fabric used on the front cover image is ab32 fuchsia / fresh poppies and ab26 moss / martini. Project in photo below the cover image is made with ab32 green / fresh poppies and ab26 green / martini.

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