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I love to make things that I like to use, so I have a wide variety of patterns as a result of that. I have sewn for more years than I care to admit to...let's just say, for decades. I enjoy making ...

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Great Project Bag, Needle Case/Sleeve

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(9) Name: 'Sewing : Great Project Bag, Needle Case/Sleeve
Great Project Bag, Needle Case/Sleeve
Great Project Bag, Needle Case/Sleeve
Great Project Bag, Needle Case/Sleeve
Great Project Bag, Needle Case/Sleeve
Great Project Bag, Needle Case/Sleeve

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Sew a straight line with a sewing machine.
  • Apply fusible interfacing

Pattern Description:

I took up knitting and crocheting again after several years and wanted a bag to keep my projects clean and portable. I then needed some cases for the needles to be kept in so I made this trio of organizers. I found taking up the needlework craft more enjoyable with the right cases and bag.

Great Project Bag:
+6 1/2" square bottom
+stands on it's own
+large enough to hold 2 -5oz skeins of worsted weight yarn, medium project and supplies
+has 6 interior pockets
+drawstring top holds everything safely inside
+webbing handle that turns project bag into an over the shoulder bag!
+durable bottom
+measures 9 1/2" high
+Pattern adjustments given for smaller, larger bags (This is great for medium sized projects
+beautiful and convenient for carrying any work in progress
+great travel bag too!

Zippered Needle Case:
+9" long by 5" high
+padded to protect tools
+holds DPN's, Circular Knitting Needles, Crochet Hooks, accessories
+Zipper is easy to install
+also great for pencils, paint brushes, cosmetics, etc.
+fits nicely inside your Great Project Bag
+pattern can be adjusted to fit larger needles, or smaller accessories, or as a coin purse!

Needle Sleeve:
+14 1/4" x 2 5/8"
+holds 2 pairs of 14" straight knitting needles
+can be adjusted to hold several crochet hooks or shorter knitting needles
+measurements given for additional uses, such as for holding circular needles
+reinforced bottom to protect needle tips
+easy to carry along in Project bag or by itself
+helps organize loose needles and protect them

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Project Bag: 6 1/2" square bottom, 9 1/2" high
  • Zippered Needle Case: 9" by 5"
  • Needle Sleeve: 14 1/4" x 2 5/8"


  • 1/4 yd Bottomweight fabric
  • 1/2 yd Lining
  • 1/2 yd Fusible Fleece Interfacing
  • 1/2 yd Fashion Fabric
  • 1/4" wide elastic: 3 in. piece
  • two-32" long cords
  • 24" webbing for handle
  • 12" zipper
  • 2 beads or cord locks (optional)
  • thread

You Will Also Need:

  • Sewing machine
  • scissors/rotary cutter
  • water soluable marker
  • computer/printer