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Hello from the Southern Tier of Western New York!! I'm a farmer's wife, mom of 3, and a craft addict! I love to make a variety of crafts - from fabric to cross-stitch to painting! I believe a ...

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Busy Bag

from Craft Barn Creations
(9) Name: 'Sewing : Busy Bag
Busy Bag
Busy Bag
Busy Bag

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • You should already know how to use a sewing machine

Pattern Description:

Cute bag to keep children "busy" - great for waiting rooms, church, etc.

There's a felt board (with included instructions for a tic tac toe game and tangrams) and a chalkboard on the inside - as well as a pocket for a coloring book...plus 2 zipper pockets to hold the felt pieces and the chalk & crayons.

On the outside there's 2 more pockets to hold more "stuff".

This pattern has an Unlimited commercial license (which means you may make and sell an unlimited number of finished items).

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 6.5"x9" {closed}; 13"x9" {open}


  • 5/8 yard fabric
  • 6"x9" piece of felt (any color)
  • scraps of felt (in 4 different colors)
  • 6"x8" piece of chalkboard fabric
  • 2 - 6" zippers
  • 2" of 3/4"wide sew-in Velcro

You Will Also Need:

  • Basic sewing supplies (machine, scissors, thread, etc.)