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The Boxy Bag

from So Sew Easy
(9) Name: 'Sewing : The Boxy Bag
The Boxy Bag
The Boxy Bag
The Boxy Bag
The Boxy Bag
The Boxy Bag

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • How to use a sewing machine
  • How to insert a zipper
  • How to use fusible fleece and interfacing

Pattern Description:

A PDF sewing pattern for a great Boxy Bag. This bag pattern comes with a PDF pattern which is tiled over several sheets, and a separate PDF with full color photo instructions.

This great little bag is perfect for:

-Taking your lunch to work
-Taking a few things to the beach, a book, sun cream, phone etc
-A cosmetics bag
-A travel bag - padded to keep things safe while travelling
-A toiletries bag for the bathroom or a weekend away
-A camera bag or for carrying your Kindle etc
-A lunch bag for the kids to take to school
-A mini cooler bag - line it with an insulated lining
-A hobby bag - carry your paints, knitting, crafting tools with you
-and lots more uses

Marina at Frocks and Frolics uses this pattern in her sewing classes and has produced some great examples and some videos on how to make and personalise this bag at

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished bag measures Length -7.5 inches, Width - 4.5 inches. Height - 5 inches, plus straps


  • Fabric
  • Matching thread
  • Zipper
  • Fusible fleece
  • Stiff interfacing

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About the designer

I'm originally British and now live in the Cayman Islands where I like to spend my time staring dreamily at the clear blues of the Caribbean sea and sky, and sewing.

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