Outer Bag and Pockets with Four Fabrics:
3/8 yd of four fabrics or four fat quarters (18 x 22 inches). Fat quarters will require an additional 1/4 yd or fat quarter for the outside pockets, or the pockets can be pieced from leftover fabric.
Outer Bag and Pockets with Two Fabrics:
5/8 yd of two fabrics.
Straps, Zipper Placket, and Bias Binding:
1/2 yd of accent fabric.
Lining and Inside Pockets:
1 1/8 yds.
Fabric Bud Embellishments *:
Approximately 2 yds of thin cording (1/4 inch or less in diameter).
Fusible Fleece for Bag and Straps:
7/8 yd of medium weight fusible fleece. (Thermolam® by Pellon is a good weight.)
In addition you will need:
14 inch or longer polyester/nylon coil zipper. Do not get a zipper with large molded plastic or metal teeth. The color should coordinate with the accent fabric used for the zipper placket.
Temporary basting tape like Wonder Tape® by Dritz is helpful, but not required.
*Instructions are included for making the fabric buds shown on the cover. Tassels, beads, buttons, or other embellishments can be substituted for the fabric buds.