There are so many different versions it is crazy, but this is the type we choose.
This is an undress Bread Bag;
This is an original Bread Bag on a dress uniform.
On the dress uniform they carried a "bread bag" on the sash across the back. I cut one out and was working a bit on it when we were in Pacific Grove.
I cut it out of 2 pieces of navy blue wool and 2 pieces of buckram.
I sewed a navy grossgrain ribbon on the edges and to create a bottom and sides.
I had found this cap medal in my Aunt Edna's jewelry box. She has all sorts of treasures there. It is for the Royal Corps Canadian Ordinance. I know it is not quite right but it is Canadian and it has the Royal Crown on it!
I used this for the insignia in the center.
I then sewed the braid around it. I looked for gold maple leaves but I couldn't find any suitable so....substitute! And this is what I came up with:
Now to do the web strap.