Swoon Blanche Barrel Bag

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Swoon Blanche Barrel Bag Pattern


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Sewing: Swoon Blanche Barrel Bag
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Women, Girls



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • You should already be somewhat familiar with sewing patterns and common sewing terms.

Pattern Description:

A stunning, rockabilly-inspired bag in three different sizes. Large side slip pockets, a zippered lining compartment, and a removeable crossbody strap make it as functional as it is stylish. You'll want to make a Blanche for everybody you know.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Small Bag: 10.5" wide
  • Medium Bag: 12" wide
  • Large Bag: 14" wide


  • 2/3 yard 44" wide exterior fabric (1/2 yard for Small Bag)
  • 1 yard 44" wide lining fabric
  • 3 yards 5/32" cotton cording (or premade piping)
  • 1 yard fusible fleece (Pellon Thermolam Plus)
  • 3 yards stiff fusible interfacing (Pellon Craft-fuse 808)
  • 1/2 yard fusible stiff stabilizer (Pellon Peltex 71F)
  • 14" all-purpose zipper (11" zipper for Small Bag)
  • 6" all-purpose zipper
  • Four 3/4" metal loops
  • Two 3/4" lobster clasps
  • Two 3/4" D-rings
  • Coordinating thread

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About Designer

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by Swoon Patterns
Harrisburg, PA
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I'm a graphic designer by trade and fell in love with sewing many years ago. I think it was a natural path for me to mesh the two and start drafting my own patterns. There's nothing I like sewing together more than bags! www.swoonpatterns.com

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