How to sew the hip pack (vintage style)

Today’s handcrafted goods is “vintage style hip pack".

vintage style hip pack

Materials

Outer body fabrics, 20cm by 14.5cm are 2 pieces. (Seam allowances are included, attach interfacing)

outer fabrics
attach interfacing

Fusible interfacing gives fabric firmness, and keeps shape of hip pack.

Outer gusset fabrics, 5cm by 20cm are 2 pieces. 5cm by 14.5cm is 1 piece. (Seam allowances are included, attach interfacing)

outer gusset fabrics

Inner body fabrics, 19.5cm by 14cm are 2 pieces. (Seam allowances are included)

inner fabrics

Inner gusset fabrics, 5cm by 19.5cm are 2 pieces. 5cm by 14cm is 1 piece. (Seam allowances are included)

inner gusset fabrics

Flap fabrics, 14cm by 14.5cm are 2 pieces. (Seam allowances are included. Attach interfacing to patterned fabric.)

flap fabrics

Pocket fabrics, 14cm by 14.5cm are 2 pieces. (Seam allowances are included)

pocket fabrics

Velcro tapes (hook and loop fastener), 2.5cm by 4cm.

velcro tapes

Acrylic webbing, 2.5cm by 9cm.

acrylic webbing

Make outer fabrics

1. Lay the pocket fabrics with right side, and sew the top seam. Then press seam allowances open.

sew the top seam

2. Turn inside out, and stitch the edge.

stitch the edge

3. Sew the pocket fabric and velcro tape (hooks) together.

sew the pocket fabric and velcro tape

4. Baste the outer and pocket fabric together.

baste the outer and pocket

5. Baste the other outer fabric and acrylic webbing (fold in half) together.

baste

Make gusset

1. Sew the side gusset and bottom gusset with right side together. (Don’t sew 1cm from the edges.)

sew the side gusset and bottom gusset

2. Press seam allowances open.

press seam allowances open

3. Sew the other side of gusset, do the same way.

outer gusset

4. Inner gusset, do the same way.

inner gusset

Sew the outer fabric and gusset together

1. Sew the gusset and outer fabric with right side together. (Don’t sew 1cm from the bottom edge.)

sew the gusset and outer

2. Sew the other side of gusset, do the same way.

sew the other side of gusset

3. Sew the bottom and outer fabric with right side together. (Don’t sew 1cm from the edges.)

sew the bottom and outer fabric

4. Sew the other side of outer fabric, do the same way.

sew the other side of outer fabric

5. Cut off extra cloths. (bottom side and pack mouth side.)

cut off extra cloths

6. Press seam allowances open.

outer pack

Make pack body (inner)

Sew the inner pack, same way as the outer.

inner pack

Make flap

1. Sew the right side of plain fabric and velcro tape (loops) together.

sew the  fabric and velcro tape

2. Lay the flap fabrics with right side, and sew the side and bottom.

sew the side and bottom

3. Cut off extra seams, and press seam allowances open. Then turn inside out.

turn inside out

4. Stitch the edge.

stitch

Sew the outer and inner together

1. Sew the outer pack body and flap together.

sew the outer pack and flap

2. Insert the inner pack into the outer pack, with right side together. Then sew around. (Leaving 7cm open for turning.)

sew around

3. Press seam allowances open. Then turn inside out, and iron.

iron

4. Stitch the edge of pack mouth. It’s done.

stitch
hip pack (vintage style)

Making movie is the following.

How to sew the hip pack (vintage style) – YouTube