The Island Shopping bag pattern by Gooseberry Hill is easy to make and has comfortable padded shoulder strap. There are instructions for an inner pocket and additional instructions for embellishment. Finished size is 20 inches x 15 inches. Some pattern pieces are included.
3/4 yd of home decorator weight outside purse fabric
3/4 lining fabric
1/3 yd of light weight interfacing if your fabric is regular cotton, not a heavy home decorator fabric
6 inches x 33 inches of thin quilt batting for the strap