The Hermes Bag Making Kit - BLANK KIT

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**PLEASE NOTE: there are no fabrics included in our blank kits** 

Finished size: 11" (H) x 9" (W) x 3" (D) (28cm x  23cm x 7.5cm)

Ker-pow!  With her classic shape she may be stylishly subtle, but she is no less an attention grabber.  As you can see this bag shape is based on the 'hard working, super practical messenger bag', but I wanted to design a sophisticated, more nippier, but every bit as practical version of the messenger.  She's beautifully padded and with great sized body and 2 roomy pockets, it's easy to organise everything. The faux leather version just looks so professional.  Make her and you will love her, she's sure to become a favourite for years to come.

The pattern is written for making a faux leather bag, but instructions are given for substituting for fabric if desired.  Read more about this bag here.

This kit includes:

  • Full-sized pattern
  • Clear step by step instructions
  • Plenty of clear & helpful colour photos
  • 1 x Bronze Oval Twist Lock 
  • 2 x 1 1/2" Rectangle Rings
  • 1 x 1 1/2" slider 
  • 1 x 16mm Ultra-Slim snap
  • Pellon Flex-foam 1-sided Fusible Foam
  • Vilene Med-fusible interfacing & fusible fleece strip
You will need to supply:
  • 1 yrd of 55" wide Exterior fabric (try faux leather & matching thread - and 1yd of med weight fusible interfacing IF making bag from fabric (such as med weight denim, canvas, linen or home dec) as opposed to leather or similar.
  • 1 yrd of 44" wide Lining fabric (try quilt weight cotton, linen/cotton blend) & matching thread
  • Sewing pins / clips
  • Jeans or leather sewing needle (for the faux leather)
  • Sewing clips (for the faux leather)
  • Walking/roller/teflon foot (for the faux leather)
  • Awl 
  • Basting tape
  • 1 x nylon all purpose zipper at least 9" long end to end
  • Zipper foot
  • Small Philips (cross head) screwdriver