The SouthPark Bag

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The SouthPark Bag Pattern


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Sewing: The SouthPark Bag
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Sew a straight line, follow a simple pattern

Pattern Description:

The SouthPark bag is the perfect bag for every day use. There's plenty of room for all of your essentials, pockets for your phone and keys and a handy magnetic snap to keep everything tucked inside.
It's the perfect bag to showcase a pretty print or favorite fabric and is sure to become your go-to bag for all seasons!

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 14" x 12"


  • 1?2 yard outer fabric (.45 meters)
  • 1?2 yard lining fabric (.45 meters)
  • 1/8 yard handle fabric (.12 meters)
  • (2) pieces 7" x 9" pocket fabric
  • 3?4 yard batting (for quilted bag) (.69 meters)
  • 3?4 yards of Pellon Fusible Fleece (for non-quilted bag) (.69 meters)
  • 3?4 yard Pellon Dcor Bond (comes In 44" width)(.69 meters)
  • 3?4 yard Pellon Shape Flex lightweight interfacing (.69 meters)
  • (1) additional piece of 2.25" x 15" of Shape Flex
  • (2) 1.5" x 15" pieces of Fusible Fleece for strap
  • (4) 1.5" x 1.5" pieces of Fusible Fleece for snap installation
  • (2) rings for purse strap with an opening at least 1.5" wide (D rings work too)
  • medium size magnetic snap
  • templates for bag, tab, strap
  • blunt turning tool
  • fabric glue stick (optional)

You Will Also Need:

  • rotary supplies
  • coordinating thread
  • iron
  • sewing machine

About Designer

About Designer

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I'm Jennifer Mathis: a designer, modern sewist and blogger at Ellison Lane. I'm passionate about creating and designing and find joy in making things both beautiful and useful.

I'm also the founder and host of Sew South, a modern sewing retreat in Charlotte, NC. My designs can be found in Modern Quilts from the Blogging Universe, Modern Bee, Quilty magazine and Generation Q magazine.

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