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. The instructions show you how to make it with leather or webbing.
This is a PDF pattern. All seam allowances are 1.5cm unless stated otherwise and are included in the pattern.
Skill level; Beginner
Fabric Requirements: (this is an unlined bag)
80 – 98cm wide – 0.95M
98 – 150cm wide 0.70M
Oilskin, Dry Oilskin, Mid-Heavy weight Cotton Canvas or Drill, Mid weight Denim (8-14oz)
All hardware, leather and fabric suggestions can be found by clicking on the ‘suitable fabrics’ tab.
Finished measurements length 45cm, width 40cm.