Using muslin or lightweight canvas,
cut two pieces 15 1/2
inches high by 18 inches wide for
your bag, two pieces
of fabric 7 inches high by 8 inches
the pocket, and two bag handles 3
inches high by 20 inches wide.
Cut trim for
the pocket top 4 inches high by 7 inches
wide, then cut
a pocket flap 7 inches high by 7 inches
wide. Cut pieces of fusible
interfacing to the same sizes as the
pocket trim and flap.
a paper template of the design
you've chose by
printing it at full size using
embroidery software. If you don't have
embroidery software, you can cut a
piece of paper the shape and dimensions of the design to help
with placement and centering.
the template on the pocket.
Spray a piece of medium weight
cutaway stabilizer with temporary
adhesive and smooth the fabric on
top. Hoop the fabric and stabilizer
together. Embroider the design.
When the designs have finished, trim
away the excess stabilizer on the
backside of the embroidery.