I've been contemplating making myself a purse since I saw this cute fabric. I did not have a pattern. I decided what size bag I wanted and cut 2 of the main fabric, 2 of the lining fabric, and two interfacing that I ironed on the lining fabric, and 2 top trim pieces. I cut fabric for the D-ring loops, straps, and pockets as well.
It has 2 inside pockets and 2 outside pockets, one with a zipper. The zipper really worried me. I had tried to make a couple of zipper pencil pouches, and only one of them turned out well. But I'm pretty pleased with how these turned out! You can't see the main zipper because it is hidden by the trim.
The strap is connected with two longish straps (like a crossbody) connected to D rings which are attached to the bag with loops.
And have a great weekend!