Petrillo Bag Pattern


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Petrillo Bag Pattern

Pattern Details

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Women, Girls, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • zipper
  • gathering fabric

Pattern Description:

This bag is the perfect complement to the busy woman-on-the go! The design features a pretty gathered flap and front straps. There is also an inner zippered pocket and a padded pocket with a flap, which would be perfect for toting your iPad or other electronic device! Also, complete the removable stiff false bottom for added stability!

The pdf pattern includes 18 pages of sewing instructions, complete with 34 step-by-step color photos.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 12" x 15-1/2" tall


  • 3/4 yard of exterior fabric
  • 1 yard of lining fabric
  • 1/2 yard for flap accent and straps
  • 2-1/3 yards Pellon SF-101 Shape Flex fusible woven (or lightweight fusible) interfacing
  • 1 yard of By Annie's Soft and Stable (foam interfacing), or substitutions given in pattern
  • 9" zipper
  • 2 pairs of invisible magnetic snaps

You Will Also Need:

  • zipper foot
  • invisible fabric marker
  • iron
  • ruler

About Designer

About Designer

Sew Sweetness on

My name is Sara, and I live with my family in Chicago, Illinois. My son, William, is 6, and my daughter, Violet, is 4-1/2. I love horses, sewing, photography, reading books, Australian Shepherds, and music. The blog was named for one of my favorite Jimmy Eat World songs that I had on a cute pink 7" record. It just sounded cool with the word 'sew' in front of it. :-)

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