Category Archive: DIY Bags

DIY a Messenger Bag : Sewing the Outer Bag ( Part 4)

Let’s go straight to the DIY ! I bull clipped the exterior of the bag onto the interior to see how it fits. This helps in figuring out where to sew the webbings… Continue reading

DIY Messenger Bag : Sewing the Inner Bag ( Part 3.1 )

Sewing the messenger bag’s interior.

DIY Messenger Bag : Sewing the Inner Bag ( Part 3.0 )

First step is to sew up the inner pocket … The pocket in the black messenger bag is just 2 layers. Here, I added another layer ( tarp ) to create a stiff… Continue reading

DIY Messenger Bag : Side Pockets with Elastic Opening ( Part 2.0 )

Sorry for taking so long, here’s the part on the side pockets. The pockets will be large enough to stick in a 600ml plastic bottle of water. You will need  : 29 cm… Continue reading

DIY Messenger Bag ( part 1.2 on Zippers )

Continuing from the last post, we are now going to add two side zippers to the pocket. I’m using #5 zippers bought by the yard. #5 means the zipper teeth is 5 mm… Continue reading

DIY Messenger Bag + Part 1 Tutorial

I made this for my daughter and is in the midst of sewing up another one in purple. Thought I’ll share it as a tutorial 🙂 The size is about 35.5 cm wide… Continue reading

DIY Idea: Messenger Bag for Beginners

A couple of months ago, my teen’s BFF came over and asked if I would teach her to sew a bag. She was able to make this in one afternoon, did all the… Continue reading

DIY: Making a Pouch from Leaves Imprint

I tried out a pin from pinterest where you can make your own prints from leaves. The process was fun, but the results were not permanent. The colors from the leaves imprints started… Continue reading

DIY Idea: Remake a Plastic Document File into a Suede Document Clutch

Hiya there, I’m cleaning up my draft posts, so far got 4 ready to go. This one here has been on the list since the year 2012 ! I didn’t publish it cuz… Continue reading

DIY : A Bike Messenger Bag ( WIP )

Yesterday I drafted out a messenger bag pattern like those in the movie “Premium Rush.” Huge, waterproof, swing-it-behind-my-back kinda bag ? This is the first draft, looks like this : I cut the… Continue reading

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