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Bucket Bag

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(9) Name: 'Sewing : Bucket Bag
Bucket Bag
Bucket Bag
Bucket Bag

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Advanced Beginner - Someone who has completed a few sewing projects and has experience working with sewing patterns.

Pattern Description:

Sew a bucket style bag with this simple SEWING PATTERN.

This bag has one large front pocket with darts. It will hold a lot of stuff in an easy to reach location on the front of your bag.

The interior is deep and roomy.

This is a quick sewing project you can complete in just one afternoon.

The simple style has lots of room for you to add your own unique style. Imagine all the different ways you can change the look--use a different fabric for the front pocket, make the bag in patchwork, add more buttons, leave the pocket off, put the pocket inside. etc.

This bag is a tote bag style bag and is open at the top.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 12" wide x 14" high x 5" deep x 22" strap (31 x 36 x 13 x 56cm)


  • 3/4 yard exterior fabric
  • 1/2 yard lining fabric
  • 1 & 1/4 yard fusible interfacing
  • 1 yard interlining - fusible fleece, batting, or sew-in interfacing
  • (1) decorative button for front pocket
  • ruler and/or yardstick
  • fabric marker or chalk

You Will Also Need:

  • Basic sewing tools - machine, scissors, thread, etc.