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Commuter bag sewing pattern
 Commuter bag sewing patternCommuter bag sewing pattern 

Commuter bag sewing pattern

This compact, stylish Commuter bag looks great and is just the right size for work and play. More sophisticated than our backpack pattern and definitely the next step up for your sewing skills. 

£10.00     
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The pattern comes with a paper pattern and instructions to make a backpack that we have called a Commuter bag.

Suitable fabrics: heavy weight cotton, oil cloth, cotton blends, linen, linen blends, canvas.

Suitable lining fabric: medium weight cotton or cotton blends.


Fabric requirements -

Main fabric 

112cm fabric width you need 90cm

120cm+ fabric width you need 80cm

Main fabric when bag has a contrasting base fabric

112cm fabric width you need 75cm

120cm+ fabric width you need 60cm

Contrasting base fabric

112cm+ fabric width you need 20cm

Lining fabric

112cm fabric width you need 60cm  (cut on fold)
120cm+ fabric width you need 50cm 

* Note - Inside pocket is optional 


Notions:

  • 35 x 37cm Flexi-foam
  • 46cm zip + 20cm zip (both heavy duty)
  • 2.5m webbing (3cm wide) + 40cm webbing (5cm wide)
  • 2 rectangular rings (3.5cm) + 2 strap adjusters (3.5cm) 


Difficulty: intermediate