Retro Travel Bag Sewing Pattern | Digital PDF Pattern
About the Pattern
Make yourself a great travel bag that is perfect to stow your stuff in when you’re on the go with this travel bag sewing pattern.
This retro-inspired weekender travel bag is the perfect size for a weekend getaway!
- The pattern is delivered to you via instant download, in PDF format. The pattern is written using FULL-color photos of each step.
- Includes Printable Pattern Pieces.
- The finished bag measures approximately 20” wide by 11” tall by 6” wide.
- It can be made from Laminate Fabric, Quilting Weight Cotton, Oil Cloth or Home Decor Weight Cotton.
Included in the pattern are three handle styles:
- One that uses purchased purse handles.
- The second option for sewn purse straps that are long enough to swing over your shoulder!
- Also included are directions for adding leather straps
You can find video instructions guiding you through the construction of this bag on the Riley Blake YouTube channel.
1 yard of cotton fabric, pattern is suitable for laminated fabrics, cotton fabrics such as quilting weight cotton, light weight home decor fabric. Not suitable for stretch fabric.
1 yard fabric for bag lining
1/2 yard fabric for inside bag pocket
1/2 yard fabric for outside bag pocket
1/2 yard fabric for view B purse handles
1/4 yard of fabric (or fat quarter) for purse handle tabs if making view A
1 yard 45” wide Fusible Fleece 1 yard 20” wide Medium Weight interfacing
1 1/2 yards 20” wide Heavyweight fusible interfacing such as Thermoweb Heavyweight Non Woven Inter-facing OR Pellon Flex Foam Interfacing.
(note if you are making the bag from laminate fabric purchase sewn in interfacing, not fusible).
Handle Options, pick one:
2 purchased purse handles for view A
OR 2 yards 1’’ wide cotton webbing for sewn view B Handles
1” wide Leather Belt Blank that is at least 48”. Leather hole punch, 1/2” leather rapid rivets and setting tool, 1 piece of plastic canvas. Notions:
30” metal zipper
14” metal zipper for outer pocket
2 packages of bias piping
1 package of extra wide double fold bias tape
1/2 yard 1” wide ribbon (if using purchased purse handles)
Teflon Foot, if sewing with laminated/coated fabric. Cording Foot
Recommended: Micro Tex Needle
Spray Paint (if you want bamboo handles another color)
Basting Spray/ Glue Stick
Piece of interfacing or tissue paper to trace pattern pieces
Fabric Safe Marking Pen
Pattern includes full-size pattern pieces, color photos of each step and detailed instructions to make creating your bag as easy as possible.
The pattern is in Adobe Acrobat format and includes full-color photos, illustrations, and step by step instructions.
After you complete your purchase you will automatically be emailed a link to download your pattern.
This is a PDF pattern and there is NO SHIPPING COST and nothing will be mailed to you. This is a PRINT AT HOME PATTERN.
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