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Hi, I'm Samantha, aka Mrs H. I live in the beautiful South Wales valleys with my husband Dus and our unfortunately nicknamed daughter Elvis. I write sewing patterns for bags and love seeing what you ...

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The Satchel bag pattern

from Sewing patterns by Mrs H
(9) Name: 'Sewing : The Satchel bag pattern
The Satchel bag pattern The Satchel Bag
The Satchel bag pattern
The Satchel bag pattern Back cover Satchel Bag

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • sew a seam
  • sew a zip
  • stitch on a button
  • sew a buttonhole

Pattern Description:

The Satchel bag pattern was designed to make a cute looking, smaller bag with nipped in sides and a cute top handle.

The Satchel bag pattern is considered an intermediate/advanced pattern by my testers.

The pattern comes with instructions for an optional zipped interior pocket.

The finished bag measures approximately 10" x 6.5" x 5" (25cm x 17cm x 12cm) and features a sturdy side gusset, nipped in sides, an adjustable strap and a double magnetic clasp closure.

The pattern has been extensively tested with in depth instructions and clear photographs for the tricky bits!

**This listing is not for the finished bag but for the PDF sewing pattern. **

I understand that sometimes, we all need to save a little ink, so this listing includes a text only PDF as well as the full colour photo copy PDF. You can choose to just print the text only version, whilst working from the full colour version online, or print the full version.
Please send me a message with your invoice number and I'll email you the text version within 24 hours.

Distribution, copying or re-selling this pattern in whole or in part is expressly forbidden.

You may sell individual finished items handmade by you using this pattern however use for mass production or contracting a third party to produce the items is prohibited.

If you decide to sell items that you have made from this pattern, please include a credit back to 'Sewing patterns by Mrs H' on your listing.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 10" x 6.5" x 5"
  • 25cm x 17cm x 12cm


  • 1 1/8yd outer fabric
  • 5/8yd lining fabric
  • 5/8yd fusible fleece or soft & stable
  • 12" x 5" buckram (or similar)

You Will Also Need:

  • 2 x 1" rectangle rings
  • 1 x 1 1/4" adjustable strap kit including triglide & ring
  • 2 x magnetic snaps
  • 4 x 1/2" buttons
  • 1 x 6" zip (optional)

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