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Kid Messenger Bag Tutorials

Kid Messenger Bag

I needed to find a cute little pink something for the 5th birthday of my friends wonderful little girl. I know that she likes purses and bags (who doesn’t??) so I decided to make her a monogram kid messenger bag. I had used this great kid sized messenger bag tutorial from Merriment Design  to make my son a library bag. He was older and taller so I adjusted the measurements for him, but used the same basic design and instructions.

For my friends daughter, who is much smaller I kept the same measurements as the tutorial and instead adding something inside the flap I decided to applique her initial on the front of the bag using some Heat n Bond.  I raided my stash of fabric from the thrift store and found a great flower and glitter fabric.  I think she will love it!

I decided to use the Merriment Design tutorial because I had used this tutorial before, but I also found these other free tutorials online that I hope to try in the future. So many tutorials, so little time :-).

CrazyLittleProjects – Personalized Kid Messenger Bag

CraftBuds – Kids Small Messenger Bag

Zaaberry – Kids Messenger Bag Tutorial