Size: 65cm (w – at the top) 51cm (bottom) 14cm (d)
This Boston bag is perfect for a short trip or as a gym bag. It comes in a unicorn design fabric from the In the Forest series. To go with the pattern that has chic black and yellow accents, gold handles are added to create a mature and stylish look. The light oxford material is practical and convenient as the bag can be folded when not in use.
Design & Work:Anriko
Fabric shown for this sample:
(Outer fabric, Pocket) LG16060-1D
□ Fabric (Outer fabric, Pocket): 110cm wide×1m
(Lining fabric): 67cm×1m
□ Two-way zipper: 1 piece (60cm)
□ Double-folded bias binding tape: 1.5m (2cm wide)
□ Tape: 2m66cm (2.5cm wide)
□ Acrylic tape: 24cm (2.5cm wide)
□ O rings: 2 pieces (2.5cm inside diameter)
□ Swivel hook: 2 pieces (2.5cm inside diameter)
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We interviewed Anriko about her creation:
Kokka Fabric (KF): What did you think of the fabric you used for this project?
What a fun fabric with unicorns and variety of animals! I personally love animal motifs, so I came up with a large Boston bag so that all animals can be featured.
KF: Can you tell us any special elements or ideas that you incorporated into this creation?
The oxford fabric is soft and it doesn’t normally keep the shape when used for making a large item. At the same time, it can be large yet light and foldable. Taking advantage of these characteristics, I incorporated a design to make it look good even when the bag is not full.
KF: What are some tips for making this bag?
It is large but the process is not that difficult. When sewing the areas with the handles and tab, please make sure to use a larger needle as there will be added thickness.
KF: How should we use this bag in everyday situations?
I intended it to look mature and pop with a black and gold combination. I am sure you will find the bag useful in many ways, as an everyday gym bag and for your summer trips. The handle is long enough to carry over the shoulder, but you could also attach a shoulder belt to a round O ring by not connecting the swivel hook to O ring.
KF: Thank you very much, Anriko! Here are sewing instructions along with step by step photos from her. Enjoy crafting!