Keyka Lou Messenger Bag

Well, hello there! *waves*

It’s been awhile, huh?

Hope you all had a nice Thanksgiving and I guess Halloween too?!   I’ve been spending more time with my family and it feels good to have taken a little break.

Glad to be back though with something crafty to share!

I signed up for the Goodie Bag Swap this round and this is the bag I made for my secret partner.    I am not a big fan of orange, but I  really wanted to keep this little bag!

This is the Keyka Lou Messenger Bag and it’s a great pattern.  Lots of fun details and room to add your own personal touch.   My partner loves orange and linen so I made the bag from a charcoal linen and did a patchwork flap for the front.

The pattern calls for webbing for the strap, but I liked the idea of using the linen with contrast stitching.

For a small bag, it really has a lot of pockets and I added a key fob too that can be tucked into the front slip pocket.

I topped it off with a vintage button and sent it out the door.   Hope my secret partner loves it!

I just realized that it’s the last few days of the annual pattern sale at Keyka Lou.   If you’ve wanted to try out her patterns, now is the time!   All patterns are $5 each until 11/27.     Click on the picture below if you’d like to check them out.
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xo,

Lindsey

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  • This is lovely! And now I’ve just been and gone and bought the Camera case wristlet!!ReplyCancel

  • You know I SERIOUSLY hoped I was your partner, right? I loved this bag so ridiculously much!ReplyCancel

  • Absolutely gorgeous! I can see why you immediately put it in the mail – the temptation would be too strong to keep it!ReplyCancel

  • Ohh, it looks lovely. This colour combination is great and I just love the details you’ve decided to add – particularly the contrasting stitching on the strap.ReplyCancel

  • Jessica Ball

    Linds- You did a fantastic job and now I wanna be able to buy that bag!!!! You are sooooo talented! Love it!ReplyCancel

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    […] had a lot of fun participating in the Goodie Bag Swap, so I thought you might like to win a Goodie Bag for […]ReplyCancel

  • Hi there! I found your blog through SMS, entered to win your gorgeous bag, and then proceeded to stalk your blog. This messenger bag is gorgeous, love the constrast stitching. I’m your newest follower :)ReplyCancel

  • Oh, my glory! I just found your blog through Modern Quilt Guild. I’ve had a lot of fun looking through it! I stopped here b/c I have this pattern, but I haven’t made it yet! This is so lovely – the patchwork flap is just great! I’m going to have to dust off the pattern and try something like this!ReplyCancel

  • Jean

    i absolutely love this bag! I am new to bag making and so disappointed to find this pattern isn’t for sale anymore.ReplyCancel

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