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*Winner!* Bionic Gear Bag Notions Tote


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Skills Needed

  • Binding
  • Fundamentals
  • Topstitching
  • Zipper

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Pattern Details

Thank you to everyone that made this the Craftsy 2014 Pattern Design Contest Winner! *** We have a great new video workshop on for this project. *** You have 2 Choices: 1. Get the pattern here and keep it in your library here. or... 2. ***If you want videos too, then make your purchase on and use COUPON CODE of CRAFTSYHALF to get the entire project (including videos for half price - normal workshop price is $29, you will get it (including PDFs) for $14.50 . *** FREE Dumpling Dish Pattern is included with this pattern as a gift. (It is 45 pages - but only one page needs to be printed! ) This will be removed soon. Get it now. To get in on low new launch special prices for new patterns, you must sign up for the email list on Also, join our facebook group for lots of fun, show and tell, and new projects: So about this pattern: Let's have some fun! You're going to love yours & all of your friends are going to want one! Pattern only, gear not included. :) Needle wallet pattern sold separately. If you're a novice sewer, as long as you're comfortable with your machine, I think you can do this bag with the help that is provided: Think you might need help? Come join a group of a few hundred of the nicest people you'd ever want to meet here: Originally designed to be multipurpose for electronic gizmo management and to hold sewing notions for classes, retreats, RVing, etc., Besides stitching crafts... it's sized well for use as a mobile "desk drawer" when working/studying at coffee shops, on airplanes (will fit on a tray table nicely), etc. Suitable for travel: cosmetics, jewelry, first aid kit or art supplies organizer. Student backpacks, too - no more little stuff rolling around in the bottom of the kids' school bags. Makes a spectacular gift. Its origins: I *was* the official "pack horse" when my granddaughter and I went to sew together at our local quilt guild's sewing days. There just wasn't a right-sized bag out there that would hold a couple of the bigger items that I just won't live without - especially the magnetic pin dish & dish of Wonder Clips. The kiddo even now manages to keep all of her own notions neatly rounded up instead of everything getting spread out and misplaced. It's a perfect "bug out" bag for sewing and other arts/crafts/travel/workin' stuff. "The Box" is my original, main feature. When open, you have a large, shallow, four-sided front piece that will securely hold frequently used items that stay conveniently within reach and are easy to see to grab. Small items won't scoot off the table. Other Features: Purposefully designed compartments to store specific things safely & securely. Zipper ends are secured within the seams for a durable, clean, finished look. Opens quickly to expose everything you need. No digging for things. You're going to love "The Box" . :) Optional fabric "dish" or other "Futz Factor" items personalize your bag. Want to sell your bags? Sure! If you personally build these, feel free to sell them or give them away. After all, your awesome finished bag is existing on our planet because of *you* and it's yours, isn't it? The only thing I ask: if you are going to sell these online or in boutiques, etc - it would be nice if you gave me a plug on the tag or in your description that includes a reference to :) Contact me about our affiliate partner program if you are a blogger, store owner, guild or teaching classes with this pattern! No copying, sharing or redistribution of this pattern is permitted without written permission. No refunds on digital goods. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Able to straight stitch - zig zagging is optional Ability or Willing to learn to cut fabric accurately Know or willing to learn easy zipper installations No fear of your sewing machine... You're ready to go for it! Strongly suggested: Don't print the pattern until you read it! SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Approximate Measurements: Closed: 5" in diameter, 16" circumference, 9.5" wide Fully Open: 9.5" wide, 10" deep (front to back), 4.25" tall Nine compartments, four with zippers.

Recommended with this pattern

  • Note: Microtex sewing machine needles in 80/12 & 90/14 are nice.
  • Sewing Machine, zipper foot
  • Iron, steam or spray water, spray starch

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I'm Sally, the creator of the ORIGINAL Bionic Gear Bag. Welcome to my page here on Craftsy. Be sure to join my lively Facebook group (about 13,000 members!) We enjoy sharing fun, help, and it's the place to go for COUPON CODES for my videos, zippers, etc. Look forward to meeting you. Join me... Start with free account on Instagram: RipStitcher Our facebook group: Have an awesome day!