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About the designer

My name is Sara, and I live with my family in Chicago, Illinois. My son, William, is 7, and my daughter, Violet, is 5-1/2. I design sewing patterns. My first line of fabric for Art Gallery Fabrics is ...

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Petrillo Bag

from Sew Sweetness
(9) Name: 'Sewing : Petrillo Bag
Petrillo Bag
Petrillo Bag
Petrillo Bag
Petrillo Bag
Petrillo Bag

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 41 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

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