Ribbon Wrapped Bucket Bag FREE Sewing Pattern and Tutorial

Bucket Bag FREE Sewing Pattern

Ribbon Wrapped Bucket Bag FREE Sewing Pattern and Tutorial

This Duffle features doubled straps that knot at the shoulder. They can be adjusted longer to be worn crossbody or shortened to wear over one shoulder. However you wear it, keep an eye on your duffle. Your friends may want to snatch it… or at they very least, they’ll pester you to make one for them.

What you'll need:

  • Sewing Machine and standard presser foot
  • Zipper foot
  • Satin Stitch foot; optional
  • Janome Edge Guide foot; optional
  • SIX one-yard lengths of coordinating ribbon and ONE two-yard length of a seventh coordinating ribbon
  • 1 yard of 44″+ wide lightweight canvas or heavyweight twill for the bag exterior, straps, drawcord, strap tabs, and drawcord slider
  • 1 yard of 44″+ wide quilting weight cotton for the lining
  • ¾ yard of 45″+ wide fusible fleece
  • ⅓ yard of 45″ wide mid-weight fusible interfacing
  • 3 yards of skinny, soft piping cord or similar
  • ONE sheet of plastic canvas or similar for the base insert; you need an apx. 12” x 12” square from which to cut your base circle
  • FIVE Double Cap Rivets
  • Cutting and Setting tools for rivets
  • TWELVE extra-large (7/16”) grommets
  • Grommet setting tools
  • TWO 1” rectangle rings
  • All purpose thread to match fabric and ribbon
  • One contrasting all purpose thread for the decorative stitching
  • Monofilament thread for ribbon stitching; optional
  • See-through ruler
  • Fabric pen or pencil
  • Seam gauge
  • Seam ripper
  • Scissors
  • Rotary cutter and mat
  • Sewing awl or similar for grommet marking
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Straight pins
  • Hand sewing needle
  • Seam sealant; optional for the ends of the drawcord and to reinforce the holes for the grommets
  • Small hammer to set rivets; we recommend a soft leather mallet or a ball peen hammer
  • Heavy metal, stone or wooden block to use as a cutting and hammering surface for the rivets and grommets
  • Cellophane tape or similar for the piping cord

You might want to check this Bucket Bag FREE Pattern and Tutorial.

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Love it! The ribbons make such a beautiful look. Thank you for this tutorial.