Unique, slim crossbody purse pattern that might surprise you when you turn the bag - an unconventional design yet so handy to carry with you, everywhere you go!
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SLIM Crossbody Purse Pattern - the NELTO Bag
Sew a stylish and modern slim crossbody bag for your essentials. Everything is neatly organized and easy to reach!
This is a practical and quick-to-sew, modern crossbody bag for your essentials - you’ll love it! Two zipper pockets and two full-width slip pockets will keep your essentials easy to reach. Toss in your phone, wallet, and sunglasses and grab your keys and you’re good to go!
This bag pattern doesn't require much material, and the small front zip pocket is ideal to use scraps of those beautiful prints you have always loved. It makes a great travel set with the popular Kalina Mini Wallet pattern.
Easy to sew and easy to ship since it's flat and has no boxed corners or gusset, parts that might get deformed when on its way to customers! Important if you sell bags in an online handmade shop.
- Stylish and functional slim bag for all your essentials.
- 3 wearing options: crossbody, a belt loop bag, or a waist bag - go hands-free!
- Easy-access back slip pocket (MAIN compartment) with magnetic closure.
- 2 zippered pockets on the front keep your valuables secure.
- Smart construction without bulk – always a good thing!
Just The Right Size
THE FINISHED SIZE of the bag is approximately 9" wide, 9" tall, 1" deep (23 x 23 x 2.5 cm), strap length 28” – 54” (71 – 137cm)
A Great Gender Neutral Bag Pattern For Sewing To Sell
This is a gender neutral pattern, suitable for both men and women. Make it for yourself in your favorite designer prints, one for your partner in suede, or in navy and grey canvas or in denim! You can easily sew it as a mens' bag, a travel bag, or make a lot of these to stock up your handmade shop - these convenient small crossbody purses will sell quickly! Check out all the tester versions of this versatile, gender-neutral bag pattern.
The NELTO is a crossbody purse pattern suitable for everybody.
Quick to sew + comfortable to carry around + handy pockets
The pattern is available in our pattern shop here:
This crossbody purse pattern includes a comfortable detachable and adjustable strap, so you can wear it crossbody or over the shoulder - or as a waist bag. Yes, there are small waist bag tabs you can clip your strap to and wear as a waist bag. Or clip on some swivel hooks, omit the strap altogether and use it as a belt-loop bag.
SO many options with the Nelto Bag pattern! Maria at @miacreates took this photo showing how to use your Nelto bag as a waist bag, utilizing the inner tabs. Quick and easy!
In addition to the 10-page printable pattern and separate cutting instructions, you will receive 24 pages of detailed step-by-step instructions and lots of photographs to guide you through the sewing process.
You Don't NEED To PRINT ANYTHING!
Both Printable Pattern Pages AND separate Cutting Dimensions are provided. Meaning you don’t necessarily need to print even a single page. Unless you want to. Totally up to you.
'It's very well-written and the photos combine to make it a very user-friendly experience.'Mellissa @melandsol
Intermediate Level Project
The Nelto pattern is a great project for those who have sewn a few basic bags and would love to take on a more unique small bag and spruce it up by learning about a unique pocket construction. One you don't usually see in tutorials!
But fear not: I show you EVERY little step and share tips to help you along the way.
And you get links to even more online tutorials I created just in case you need, say to learn how to add a zipper slider, or how to bury threads, and some more useful bagmaking tutorials - all for your convenience.
More About the Nelto Crossbody Purse Pattern:
- pattern for intermediate sewists
- for sewing on regular home machines
- 10 pattern pages plus
- 24 pages of instructions with clear photos for each step
- plus diagrams and tips to help you along the way
- Printing guide and cutting instructions.
- All measurements are given in inch and cm.
- Printable both on letter-size and A4
Yardage And Materials Required:
Fabric: approximately a yard/meter (you can use scraps)
FOR INTERFACING RECOMMENDATIONS AND HARDWARE REQUIRED, SEE THE DESCRIPTION IN THE SHOP (HERE)
Make sure to save the NELTO Bag image to Pinterest for some sewing inspiration:
Add this practical slim crossbody bag to your pattern collection – sew it for yourself, gift or sell a bunch of them in your handmade shop! Use the hashtags #neltobag and tag me @applegreencottage so I can see what you make!
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