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THE NAPPY BAG
DIAPER BAG with CHANGING PAD & STORAGE CASE
For the Stylin' Mom and Baby on the go! This hip and functional diaper bag design helps to keep everything under control. It's easy access design even keeps your cell phone right where you can reach it (and hear it)!

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Materials List


For the Diaper Bag
Allow extra yardage for matching or centering a design on your fabric.

  • 1 3/4yards of 44” wide light to mid-weight cotton for the Exterior
  • 3 3/8 yards of 44” wide light to mid-weight coordinating cotton for the Lining
  • 7/8 yards of 60” wide 10 oz cotton canvas or 1 3/4 yards of 44” wide Natural Duck Cloth for the interfacing (The canvas we use is from Thompson Manufacturing. You can substitute with a Natural Duck Cloth made by Schott International, Inc.)
  • 1 1/2 yards of 20” wide lightweight fusible interfacing (we use Pellon® products)
  • 1” of 3/4” sew-on VELCRO® brand fastener
  • 1 spool of coordinating all-purpose thread (we use Coats Dual Duty XP®)


Finished dimensions: 24” wide x 29” tall

For the Changing Pad and Storage Case

  • 3/4 yard of 44” wide cotton Terry Cloth for the front of the Changing Pad
  • 7/8 yard of 44” wide light to mid-weight coordinating cotton for the back of the Changing Pad
  • 7/8 yard of a second 44” wide light to mid-weight coordinating cotton for the Storage Case
  • 3/4 yards of Bamboo batting (we use Fairfield products)
  • 1 spool of coordinating all-purpose thread (we use Coats Dual Duty XP®)


Finished dimensions:

Changing Pad-18” wide x 24” long
Storage Case –5” wide x 19 1/2” tall


TOOLS NEEDED: Scissors, Yardstick/Ruler, Iron and ironing board, Seam ripper, Straight pins, Turning tool (such as a closed pair of scissors), Chalk pencil or Fabric marker, Safety pin