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Compass Bag Pattern

$ 10.00


Sling this casual bag over your shoulder and go in a new direction! Find the way to your next adventure. This casual crossbody bag has two types of easy access exterior pockets, plenty of roomy space inside, fun hardware, and two sizes to sew!

Special Features

  • 2 sizes!
  • two exterior pockets, two views: cargo or slip style pockets
  • interior slip pocket and zippered pocket
  • magnetic closure and flat base
  • adjustable crossbody strap or fixed length shoulder strap

Skill Level: Beginner

Finished Dimensions: 11½” W, 13” H, 5” deep (9½” W, 11” H, 4” deep - small)

Recommended FabricsCotton canvas, cotton/linen canvas, denim, home dec for exterior. Quilting cotton for lining and accent fabrics.

Materials NeededRequirements based on 44”-wide fabric.
**Size small noted in { }.
  • ¾ yard {½ yard} Exterior Fabric
  • 1 ¼ yards {1 yard} Lining Fabric (includes interior pockets and pocket linings)
  • ½ yard {½ yard} Exterior Accent Fabric (includes strap, exterior pockets)
  • 2 ½ yards {2 yards} Fusible Woven Interfacing (Pellon SF101 - 20”-wide)
  • ¾ yard {½ yard} Cotton Canvas (9-11oz. weight) or Fusible Fleece (Pellon 987F)
  • 18mm magnetic snap
  • (2) 1”-wide d-rings
  • 1”-wide strap slider
  • (2) 1”-wide swivel clasps
  • (4) 8-9mm double cap rivets (optional for View A)
  • 8" {6"} all-purpose zipper (for interior zippered pocket)

Additional Supplies

  • Polyester thread
  • water-soluble pen/tailor’s chalk
  • cutting mat
  • ruler
  • rotary cutter
  • turning tool
  • denim or size 14 or 16 Microtex needle
  • pinking shears
  • fabric glue or ¼”-wide fusible web tape
  • rivet setting too (optional)

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