Traverse Bag PDF Pattern

$10.00

Note: This is a digital (PDF) sewing pattern.

You’ll love taking this versatile and compact crossbody bag on all of your travels. The zippered top main compartment and handy back zippered pocket keep all your essentials secure while the front pocket(s) provides easy access to the items you use most. Easy to use and wear adjustable crossbody strap and two fun sizes to make!

Special features:

  • 2 sizes to sew! Regular and Mini
  • Zippered top main compartment
  • Back zipper pocket
  • Front pocket (divided on Regular size) with easy access snap/flap closure
  • adjustable crossbody strap
  • interior slip pocket

Skill Level: Intermediate, or adventurous Advanced Beginner

+ Approx. Finished Dimensions: 12” W, 9” H, 2” deep – regular (10” W, 7 1/2” tall – mini)

Please see materials list and purchasing information below!

 

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Description

Materials needed:

Requirements based on 44”-wide fabric.

Mini size noted in { }.

  • ¾ yard {½ yard} Exterior Fabric

  • ¾ yard {½ yard} Lining Fabric
  • ½ yard {½  yard} Accent Fabric

  • 2 yards {1½ yards} Fusible Woven Interfacing (Pellon SF101 – 20″-wide)

  • (2) ¾”-wide rectangle rings & (1) ¾”-wide strap slider

  • (1) 14” zipper {12” zipper} for top zipper closure*

  • (1) 8” zipper {6” zipper} for back zippered pocket*

  • (1) size 24 metal snap

Recommended Fabrics: Cotton canvas, cotton/linen canvas, twill, home dec for exterior. Quilting cotton for accent and lining.

Additional supplies + tools: Polyester thread, water-soluble pen/tailor’s chalk, cutting mat, ruler, rotary cutter, glue pen (Sewline glue pen is my favorite), size 14 or 16 denim or Microtex needle, turning tool, snap setting tool, 1 yard of 1/8’’ diameter cotton cording for making piping, ¼”-wide fusible web tape, piping foot

*pattern assumes zipper tape width of 1″

Hardware kit available here, limited supply!

Purchasing Information:

  • Download links expire after 12 months OR after 9 download attempts. Please download the pattern file to your computer for future use.
  • This pattern is a PDF file instant download. Please be sure to check your email address listed in your PayPal profile (or email address you entered), the instant download link will be sent to that email address (a receipt screen with the download link will also pop up after you complete the transaction).
  • This is a PDF pattern with rotary cutting instructions/measurements, full-size pattern pieces (for front flap), printable label sheet to keep you organized, and includes detailed step-by-step instructions and professional illustrations.
  • Sell finished items! You (the purchaser of this pattern) can sell finished Traverse Bags made using this pattern (on a home-based scale).
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Shipping & Delivery

All prices are USD.

  • Shipping on leather handles and hardware kits via USPS First Class mail.
  • PDFs are delivered automatically to the email address you enter at checkout.
  • Handmade Style book ships free via USPS Media mail. Making Magazine ships USPS First Class mail.