Merchant & Mills Costermonger Bag
The Costermonger is the essential market tote designed as a backpack. Fill it up with wholesome goodies, leaving your hands free to tickle your dog. This is a simple satisfying sew that uses little fabric so ideal for using up some of your stash or making as a present.
Suitable for beginner sewers.
Recommended Fabric: Oilskin, Dry Oilskin, Mid-Heavy weight Cotton Canvas or Drill, Mid weight Denim (8-14oz)
Fabric requirements: 80 – 98cm wide: 0.95M; 98 – 150cm wide: 0.70M
Notions: 8 x 9mm rivets or chicago screws; 4 x 25mm/1″ metal sliders; 2 x 25mm/1″ leather strap 89cm long
*If you would prefer to use webbing instead of leather you would simply tuck it under the facing and top stitch it on the right side.
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