Merchant & Mills Costermonger Bag
The Costermonger is the essential market tote designed as a backpack. Fill it up with wholesome goodies, leaving your hands free to tickle your dog. This is a simple satisfying sew that uses little fabric so ideal for using up some of your stash or making as a present.
Suitable for beginner sewers.
Recommended Fabric: Oilskin, Dry Oilskin, Mid-Heavy weight Cotton Canvas or Drill, Mid weight Denim (8-14oz)
Fabric requirements: 80 – 98cm wide: 0.95M; 98 – 150cm wide: 0.70M
Notions: 8 x 9mm rivets or chicago screws; 4 x 25mm/1″ metal sliders; 2 x 25mm/1″ leather strap 89cm long
*If you would prefer to use webbing instead of leather you would simply tuck it under the facing and top stitch it on the right side.
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To order a sample select if from the 'Option' dropdown box on each fabric page.
We sell and list our fabrics in 10cm increments. Therefore you will need to enter multiple units into the quantity box to make up the length you need. There is a minimum cut of 50cm on all fabrics. All fabric lengths will be cut as one continuous piece. The table below provides some examples of commonly ordered lengths.
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FREE SHIPPING OPTIONS!
Orders over $150 will ship free to New Zealand and Australia
We aim to ship your order within one working day of payment being received. NZ deliveries are normally delivered within a day or two of leaving the store, while international deliveries (over $9 in value) can be sent via NZ Post + Australia Post or DHL Express for a tracked timely delivery service.
At times there may be circumstances beyond our control which will delay shipping.
For full details, please refer to our shipping page.
As a fabric order is a bespoke product, we are unable to offer a refund if you change your mind. We encourage you to order a sample first if colour, texture and weight is important for your project.
We will gladly take returns on any item that is faulty or damaged, please refer to our returns page for full information.