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Hi, I'm Sarah, creator behind Cozy Nest Design. I have always enjoyed making things and have tried everything from cake decorating to stained glass I live in Kansas with my husband, two sons, a mini ...

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cozy nest design - Savannah Bag

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(9) Name: 'Sewing : cozy nest design - Savannah Bag
cozy nest design - Savannah Bag
cozy nest design - Savannah Bag
cozy nest design - Savannah Bag
cozy nest design - Savannah Bag
cozy nest design - Savannah Bag

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • You will need a basic understanding of sewing terms
  • Accurate cutting and sewing

Pattern Description:

As charming as the city she's named for! The Savannah bag features wrap-around gathered pockets, two options for her piping-lined accent panel, and an interior zippered pocket. Savannah isn't just pretty, with a roomy interior and a zippered top, she is practical too. This bag offers many opportunities to customize to your style and is perfect for showing off those beautiful coordinating fabrics. Fun to make and even more fun to carry!

What's in the Pattern:
- hyperlinks to online photo tutorials, tips and bonus projects!
- 22 pages - 10 pages of instructions with illustrations
8 pages of pattern sheets (to be taped together to make full size pattern pieces) Note: some pieces will be measured and traced
-4 pages of instructions without illustrations for the experienced sewist
- Imperial and metric measurements
- Easy to understand instructions and illustrations

If you have questions, please don't hesitate to contact me. Sew along with me and my friends in the Cozy Nest Fan Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/cozynestdesign/?fref=nf

Need design ideas? Check out the Savannah Gallery - http://www.cozynestdesign.com/savannah-bags/

Copyright Info: You are welcome to use this pattern to create items for commercial sale in small quantities. Please give design credit to Cozy Nest Design on online listings. No portion of this pattern may be distributed by any method for commercial or personal use.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 15w x 7 1/2h x 4"d (38x19x10cm)


  • Primary Fabric: 1 1/4 yards* - 44" or 54" wide (1.2m 113 or 138cm wide) - for main exterior, exterior pockets, lining, and handle lining Suggested fabrics: quilting cotton or light-weight home decor
  • Accent Fabric: 3/4* yard - 44" or 54" wide (.7m - 113 or 138cm) - for exterior accent, interior pocket lining, and handles Suggested fabrics: quilt-weight cotton or light to medium-weight home decor light-weight faux leather or ultra suede
  • Piping Fabric: 1/2 yard (.5m) for piping OR 5 3/4 yards (5.2m) of packaged piping
  • Heavy-weight Stabilizer - one-sided fusible - 3/4 yard (.7m) - 20" (51cm) wide Suggested: Pellon Peltex #71F (if you prefer sew-in, try Stiff Stuff by Lazy Girl Designs)
  • Medium-weight Interfacing - one-sided fusible - 1 1/4 yards (1.2m) -20" (51cm) wide Suggested: Pellon Craft Fuse #808

You Will Also Need:

  • 1 - 16" (41cm) zipper (for bag closure)
  • 1 - 9" (23cm) zipper (for interior pocket)
  • 1 yard (1m) - 1/4" (6mm) knit elastic
  • 6 yards (5.5m) - 1/8" (3mm) cotton piping cord
  • 4 - 1 3/4" (4cm) handle rings or rectangles (increase to 2" (5cm) if using packaged piping)
  • 4 - purse feet (optional)
  • 1 - 4 x 11" (10x28cm) piece of plastic canvas (to stiffen bottom - optional)
  • 1/4" (6mm) fusible web tape or Wonder Tape (for inserting zipper - optional)
  • Heavy weight needle
  • Piping foot (optional, but recommended)
  • Temporary marking tool