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Cinch Shopper Bag

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(9) Name: 'Sewing : Cinch Shopper Bag
Cinch Shopper Bag
Cinch Shopper Bag
Cinch Shopper Bag
Cinch Shopper Bag
Cinch Shopper Bag

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • reading and pattern layout, use of a zipper foot is optional

Pattern Description:

Stand apart from the crowd with a beautifully crafted handbag by you. This pattern provides all the instructions and patterns to create a practical shopper style bag finished with comfortable rolled handles woven through the grommet top. Features a magnetic snap closure and cinch handles, interior zipper pocket, inner cell pockets and two front zip pockets. Dimensions: 14"L x 5 1/2"W x 10"H; 10" drop handle.

Tons of detail makes this bag unique and perfect for the advanced sewer, but there are no super tricky parts to the pattern like piping; just lots of careful cutting and turning right side out. Outer pockets do not require the use of a zipper foot. Zipper foot attachment is required for inner pocket only. The pattern contains step by step instructions with 50 color illustrations and photos as well as 14 pages of detailed instructions. Full size patterns are ready to print. Also contains complete fabric and notion requirements and tips to create a beautiful handbag.

Patterns may be used for individual use and for small home based business. Any other use, including (but not limited to) selling patterns, selling modifications of the pattern, using the pattern for commercial promotion is strictly prohibited, and a violation of copyright law. When selling a finished item please provide credit for use of the pattern.


  • 1/2 yd. cotton fabric for outer bag
  • 1/2 yd. cotton fabric for pocket accents and strap
  • 2/3 yd. for lining and inner pockets

You Will Also Need:

  • 2 yd. 12/32" (9.5 mm) cotton filler cord (found in upholstery section)
  • 1/2 yd. fusible fleece
  • 1/4 yd. featherweight fusible interfacing
  • Thread to match
  • 16 - 7/16" (extra-large) eyelets or grommets
  • 2 - 4 in. polyester zippers
  • 1- 7" polyester zipper