Hello! I’m back with another pattern review. This one is the Oslo Craft Bag by Sara Lawson of (affiliate link) Sew Sweetness. This is a free pattern that you receive when you sign up for her newsletter. So you can’t really go wrong there! 🙂
|One of the side pockets in progress.|
This bag is a real challenge to make and it was another two day project for me. There are clearly defined steps that make it easy to figure out where to take breaks in your project. Sara’s patterns are always very well done with many step by step photos to guide you.
This is the inside of the bag. It has two sections with a divider and also two slip pockets. On the outside there are the three pockets on the front which have darts on the bottom corners to make them rounded and also stand out from the bag. There are the two pleated side pockets with the flaps and snaps and there is one large pocket on the back. You could make the back pocket a divided pocket and turn it into two pockets or you could repeat the three front pockets on the back.
This was fun to make and I have plans to make one for myself with sewing themed fabrics. The only part that gave me trouble was sewing the straps. If you have a rivet setter and rivets it would make that step much easier. (On my wish list!) Give this bag a try!