Grids and Grommets

from Amy Barickman

Grids and Grommets Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Girls, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized



Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Pattern Description:

The Grids & Grommets Bag is a versatile style offered in two styles. Make the large version as a tote or the smaller bag as an attractive purse. It incorporates grommets for closing and an easy technique to create a comfortable handle. Construct it from a plain fabric using an interesting quilting pattern or piece the bag incorporating your favorite jelly roll fabric (2 1/2" wide strips) coordinates. Double the straps over your shoulder or convert it to a single strap across your body for security and convenience. Pattern includes large and small purse in both a quilted and jelly roll variations.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Small Jelly Roll Bag: 11"H x 13"W x 5"D; Large Jelly Roll Bag: 16"H x 15"W x 7"DLarge Quilted Bag: 14"H x 13"W x 8"D; Small Quilted Bag: 9"H x 7.5"W x 8"D


  • 1 yard of 45" wide fabric for purse body and shoulder strap
  • 1 yard of 45" wide fabric for purse lining, interior pockets and purse base cover
  • 1 1/2 yards of 45" wide Pellon fleece for interfacing
  • 1/2 yard Pellon Peltex or piece of cardboard for purse base
  • One 19" x 45" piece of 2" quilting grid (QuiltSmart Fusible Grid)
  • Eight drapery grommets, 1 5/8" inside diameter (Dritz)
  • Variegated quilting thread for machine quilting (Sulky)
  • Thread to match
  • OPTIONAL: One magnetic closure (Ghee's)
  • OPTIONAL: Four purse feet (Ghee's)

About Designer

About Designer

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Indygo Junction Inc., founded by creative entrepreneur Amy Barickman, is an established sewing and crafts business that offers stylish and timeless high-quality patterns and a variety of idea-rich project books. Amy continues to work with artists and designers from around the world to create unique projects, having sold over 2 million books and sewing patterns.

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