Well, let’s hope that teenage boys do like bags like this one – it’s a Christmas present for my nephew (who is pretty unlikely to be reading his aunt’s craft & sewing blog).
Yes, it’s more of the Ikea fabric. The pattern is the large Slouch bag by Nicole Mallalieu. The outer fabric has been fused with wadding, there are interior pockets and key fob, and the adjustable strap is made from webbing.
Here’s the other side:
Guys have things that they need to carry in bags too, I figured! There’s plenty of room inside for his stuff, and the adjustable strap and soft shape make it easy to wear across the body while cycling. Fingers crossed that he likes it!
Edited to add: He REALLY liked it! Wow! What a success! I’m so pleased.