Picture of Large Reversible Over the Shoulder Bag
Hi guys! It's that time, another instructable! This time, I decided to try out a large over the shoulder purse. It's a simple bag to make and can easily carry any and everything you need! 

Let's get started!

Step 1: Pick Your Fabric!

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For the fabric, you can use anything you choose, the different types are completely up to you. For this specific purse, I'll just be using the same fabric alternating the 'right' and 'wrong' sides of the fabric for a fun effect! Even though it is reversible, I wanted to keep the same colors.

Gather your fabric and measure out about how large you want your bag to be.  I chose to do it as 14x30 in size (if doing in alternating patterns/colors, you will need to cut a total of 4 pieces - 2 for lining and 2 for outside)! Cut your fabric accordingly.

I flipped the fabric over so that half of my purse is pink and the other is green. Sew together. This creates the 'center' of the purse! (Do so with each set of pieces)

For the braided effect on the handle I cut out 3 long strips about 4 inches wide and 60 in length. Set aside. 

*Note that you'll be doing each step twice for the inside and outside of the purse!*
lpobiak (author) 3 years ago
Thank you!! I'm still learning but I'm excited about getting better along the way!
sunshiine3 years ago
Such a cute bag! I like the colors. Have a splendorous day!
lpobiak (author) 3 years ago
Thanks so much ladies! :-D
I love the design, and the handle is beautiful!
Great tutorial. I love the handle!