The JUNK Bag

from Jackie Clark Designs

The JUNK Bag Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Women, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Pattern Description:

Finished Bag Size 18" X 15" X 4"
Bag shops nicely at quilt shows, farmers market, flea markets, barn sales.
The wide handle construction allows the bag to carry heavy loads comfortably. Embellish this bag a little or a lot, vintage hankies, crochet pieces, rick rack , lace trims, buttons. Vintage brooches, charm bracelets.
5" X 5" precut charm packs work for the patchwork on the back side of bag.
This pattern includes complete alphabet.
Design your One of a kind bag with your own personal 4-letter word.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 18" X 15" X 4"


  • Fabrics
  • Handles. lining, front strip 1 2/3 yd
  • Front bottom 1/4 yd
  • Background 1/2 yd or 18" X 22"
  • Front strip, & inside pockets 1/2 yd
  • Back (20) 5" X 5" or 2/3 yd
  • LETTERS (4) 5" X 6" scraps
  • Embellishments (1) hankie, & crochet doily, & assorted trims, & buttons,
  • Ric-rac 1 yd
  • Flowers & leaves 5" X 6" large floral print

You Will Also Need:

  • Heat-n-bond for lettering & flower & leaves 1 1/4 yd
  • Peltex Sew In Firm Stabilizer ( 22" wide) 1 2/3 yd

About Designer

About Designer

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My sewing adventures started at the age 10 years old. My mother was and still is a seamstress. She is 82 and still sewing beautiful .
I love to be inspired and to inspire others to sew.
My goals as a pattern designer, have always been to help others be successful in sewing projects.

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