Soft, luxurious crewelwork comes to vivid life with this messenger bag
These fanciful blooms are from Artful Autumn Crewel Embroidery Designs by Sewing With Nancy with nearly three dozen designs.
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Showcase Artful Autumn Crewel Embroidery Designs on the flap of this fun and functional bag

Construct the bag using the instructions found in the Fun Flap Messenger Bag Pattern with modifications noted in the downloadable layout guide. It's easy to add Artful Autumn Crewel Embroidery Designs to the bag's flap. To achieve the handworked effect with your embroidery machine, these designs have been specially digitized to use the specialty threads available in the thread pack.

The downloadable layout guide offers helpful tips for stabilizing your project, embroidering with the specialty threads, and design placement.

Enjoy your new bag!

Supply List:
∗ 1-3/4 yd. (42" to 54" wide fabric) for bag, strap, and flap - Cocoa Essex Linen Fabric (RKELCO)
∗ 1-1/4 yd. of White Fusible Tricot - interfacing for bag, strap, and flap (FTI02)
∗ One 7" - 9" zipper for pocket in the flap
∗ Optional: Two to four 1-1/8" Brown Two-Hole Matte Buttons (B503133)

Helpful Notions:
∗ Prewound Bobbins (PB24W)
∗ Pattern Tracing Paper (PP3)
∗ Point 2 Point Turner (CL7803)
∗ Extra Fine Point Erasable Gel Pens (FPEFP)
∗ Brown Madeira Aerofil All-Purpose Thread (91249305)
∗ Best Press Starch Alternative (BP60031)
∗ Translucent Foundation Paper (TP100)
∗ Double Sided Basting Tape (CL9505)
∗ Rotary cutter, mat, and ruler

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Download embroidery layout guide
CD: ARTFUL AUTUMN CREWEL EMBROIDERY DESIGNS WITH FREE MESSENGER BAG PATTERN
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FUN FLAP MESSENGER BAG PATTERN
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ARTFUL AUTUMN CREWEL THREAD PACK WITH FREE NEEDLE SET
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