The Brooksider: A Quilted Duffel Bag

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The Brooksider: A Quilted Duffel Bag Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Women, Men, Girls, Boys, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized, Infant/Baby



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • sewing

Pattern Description:

The Brooksider is a large, quilted duffel bag with accented handles. The duffel design is classic and the bag will hold a lot of items.

The finished bag measures a generous 22.5" x 10". It has a solid feel to it and is not flimsy.

You can change up the design by using different colors strips or even using a solid fabric if you'd like.

The pattern is heavily detailed with a lot of photos. If you are a motivated beginner you should be able to accomplish making this duffle.

Detailed Material List:

Jelly or Design Roll (approx 22 strips)
1.25 yards of fabric for lining
1 yard of cotton batting
2.75 yards of 1.25" cotton webbing for handles
3 yards of 3/4" ribbon for handle details
22" Zipper
Fabric chalk or disappearing ink pen

D-Rings to attach a shoulder strap. Instructions for making a shoulder strap are not included.
(2) 13" squares of heavy interfacing to stabilize the sides of the bag.

The Brooksider is a great carryall and it will definitely become on of your go-to bags. It's great for travel, weekends and overnight visits.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 22.5" x 10"


  • Jelly Roll or Fabric Strips
  • Lining Fabric
  • Cotton Batting
  • Cotton Webbing for handles
  • Ribbon for handles
  • Zipper
  • Optional: D-Rings & Heavy Interfacing

About Designer

About Designer

Julie Hirt on

Hello, I'm Julie! I describe myself as a stitcher and fabric fanatic who mostly quilts, but also dabbles in crochet and other crafts. I live in Lenexa, Kansas and I've been sewing since 2010.

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