Bathurst Bag

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Bathurst 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:

  • install a magnetic snap
  • straight stitch
  • stitch through several layers of fabric

Pattern Description:

The Bathurst Bag was designed with my brother in law John in mind. He was the first guy to ask me to design a bag for and I really love what we came up with. The Bathurst Bag is perfect for both him or her and makes an excellent messenger bag, briefcase, or purse.

The Bathurst Bag can be easily personalized in your favorite fabrics!

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 15 inches long 10 inches tall 3.5 inches wide Adjustable strap maximum length: 48 inches by 1.5 inches wide


  • 1 yard outer fabric. Canvas, Home Decor, or other Heavy Weight Woven Fabric
  • 1 yard lining fabric. Canvas, Home Decor, or other Heavy Weight Fabric
  • 1/2 yard felted wool fabric
  • 1/4 yard heavy weight fusible interfacing
  • 2 magnetic snap sets
  • 1 2 inch strap slide and 2 2 inch rectangle rings
  • coordinating thread
  • 4 purse studs
  • 1 12 inch fixed zipper
  • 1 7 inch fixed zipper

About Designer

About Designer

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My name is Hilda and I've been sewing for years now and I never get tired of it! I sew clothes for my kids, design handbags, and love just about all kinds of crafts. I'm also very into growing my own food, eating local, my faith in God, archery, and cooking and baking.

You can find lots of sewing tutorials and recipes on my blog at

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