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  Amy Butler AB017SB The Swing Bag
Amy Butler AB017SB The Swing Bag

Amy Butler AB017SB

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Amy Butler AB017SB the Swing Bag
Reversible Shoulder Bag and Scarf/Sash!

An instant classic with 40's flair. The roomy Swing Bag is the perfect day trip or run around town tote. Accompanied by the tie-on scarf, you can accessorize as the mood hits you!
Materials List for the Swing Bag
  • 5/8 yard of light to mid-weight cotton for the Exterior
  • 5/8 yard of light to mid-weight coordinating cotton for the Reversible Side
  • 5/8 yard of cotton Canvas
  • 1 spool of coordinating thread I recommend cotton covered polyester thread.

Finished Dimensions for the Swing Bag:17" wide x 24" tall

Materials List for the Scarf
  • 1 1/4 yard of light to mid-weight cotton for the Scarf
  • 1 spool of coordinating thread I recommend cotton covered polyester thread.

Finished Dimensions for the Scarf: 5 1/2" wide x 59" long

Member Reviews
photo Highly Recommend
Amy Butler's "Swing Bag" is a neat design for a totebag. It has an interesting shape since it's more triangular than square or rectangular and it is a fun pattern to make. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes, it looked exactly like the p
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Rebecca Szetela
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10/14/10
photo Easy & Great for Beginners
The Amy Butler Swing Bag pattern has been out for years, and I've made several of them from various fabrics. My mom likes this bag as a packable accessory for travel. Since it's flat, she can easily pack the bag to provide a second handbag for a trip. For even more flexibility, the bag can be made i
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Ripple Dandelion
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4/5/10
photo Easy & Great for Beginners
This Review is for the Amy Bulter Swing Bag. I had a yard of fabric left over from my Start Before Breakfast and Finish Before Lunch Jacket, so I decided to make this pattern that I've had for a couple of years. I have been missing out. This was the easiest purse I've ever made. It looked just
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Rosie who use to be Rose
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3/20/10
photo Highly Recommend
Pattern Description: The Amy Butler Swing Bag Pattern Sizing: Accesory/Bag - One Size Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes, happily! My bag looks very much like the bag on the pattern envelope. My fabric is different of course, but
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Quilt2Quilt
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1/21/10
photo Highly Recommend
Update: I made a new bag, but I can't figure out how to change the thumbnail! When you click the pic the other one shows up , but here it is : New Bag! Pattern Description: Simple reversible bag.... Pattern Sizing: One size! Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you wer
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kristinlala
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10/7/09

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