Carry-on Sized Trolley Sleeved Duffle

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Carry-on Sized Trolley Sleeved Duffle Pattern

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Sewing: Carry-on Sized Trolley Sleeved Duffle
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

Category:

Sewing

Type:

Accessory

Fit:

Women, Men, Girls, Boys

Item:

Bag

Skill Level:

little skill level requirement Novice

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • You just need to know how to use your sewing machine. Each step is explained

Pattern Description:

A recent customer requested a slightly smaller duffle than my usual one. She wanted to use it as a carry-on, and she specified the need for a trolley sleeve to have the bag sit on her rolling luggage. I made it for her and liked it so much, I wrote the pattern so you can make it too.

Roll, hands free through the airport with your duffle atop your rolling luggage, secured by the trolley sleeve.

Some of the things I changed about this duffle have to do with other customer requests over the years. The most frequent request is a strap material other than the jute webbing. This duffle is small enough that I could use a skinnier strap than the big duffle. That means you will have a rainbow of choices for the 2" strap webbing. The link for where to buy it is in the pattern.

This duffle will be machine washable, you will love that.

Thinner batting, coupled with the smaller size, make it super easy to sew. If you have made my original duffles, you are going to love how easy it is to make this bag.

As I was making this one, I found an easier way to attach the straps, so you will get the benefit of that.

The magazine pocket on the end is a fun addition.

I think I have explained the pleated, zippered pocket better in this pattern. I use more photos and illustrations in this pattern than in the original.

Although it is a few inches smaller than the original duffle, it is still a roomy bag and will make swoon worthy gifts for anyone on your list.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 18 inches wide by 11 inches tall and 9 inches deep

Materials:

  • 6 ounce polyester quilt batting 1.5 yards
  • Muslin (or other desired lining fabric) 44" wide, 1.5 yards
  • Feature Fabric 44" wide or 54" wide, 1.5 yards
  • Contrasting fabric for handles 44" or 54" wide, one yard
  • 5mm Nylon Coil Zippers one at least 20" long and one at least 11" long
  • 2" wide Nylon or Polypro Webbing - 10 feet
  • Optional Wide Seam Binding 6 yards

You Will Also Need:

  • Cutting mat, Quilter's ruler, Rotary Cutter
  • A walking foot for sewing on the quilted fabrics
  • A zipper foot for installing zippers
  • Temporary fabric marker

Pattern Reviews

Pattern Reviews

Average Review (of 2 reviews)

MaryKateScott on craftsy.com

Excellent Great pattern - perfect dimensions, stylish, easy to follow pattern  September 12, 2013


Love the pattern by Cherie - buy the webbing, it makes the project. Takes a while but the dimensions are perfect and pattern easy to follow.

Fairly Merry on craftsy.com

Good Travel Duffle  August 12, 2013


Great Duffle! It is a little larger than I anticipated, fits on top of a large suitcase vs a carry on suitcase. I am going to make a second that is not as wide to fit better on the carry on suitcase size. The pattern was easy to follow, I made a couple of changes to suit myself - nothing that was wrong with the pattern, just my personal tastes. I have already had requests for these from family. My first time using a pattern it always takes longer, if I make another I'm sure it will go ...

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About Designer

About Designer

Cherie Killilea on craftsy.com

Like so many sewists I know, I have been sewing since the age of 6. I started at my mother's feet, fashioning her scraps into doll clothes. By age 16, I was spending Summers sewing my wardrobe for the coming school year. I was known as a creative dresser. I wrote my first sewing pattern in 2006 as part of applying for a patent.
Now I have thousands of satisfied sewing pattern customers and am ...

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