Twelve 4-inch (10.2-cm) fabric squares of Harry Potter fabric A
Twelve 4-inch (10.2-cm) fabric squares of Harry Potter fabric B
About 1/2 yard (0.5 metre) of fabric for the straps and lining
Arrange squares, 3 in a row alternating the pattern.
Sew 3 squares together to make a row.
Sew the rows together making sure that the same fabric squares are not touching each other. There should be 1 big rectangle of 4 rows. You will have 2 big rectangles when all the fabric is sewn together.
From lining fabric cut two 2 1/2” (6.4 cm) X 27” (68.6 cm) straps. Fold strap pieces in half with right sides together and stitch along the 27” (68.6 cm) length. Turn to right side.
From lining fabric cut 2 pieces of fabric same size as bag front and bag.
Stitch bag front and back together on three sides, right sides together.
Stitch lining pieces together on three sides, right sides together.
Position straps on wrong sides of bag front and back.
Place lining and bag right sides together and stitch around top, leaving an opening for turning.
Turn bag to right side and topstitch around upper edge to finish.
© Cheryl Skvarcek's tutorial was taken with permission.