Petite Bag Sewing Pattern – You Sew Girl

*Beginners Bag Pattern*

This Petite Bag pattern is just the right size for any occasion! Ideal for a night out but also makes a small daytime bag or a cute kid’s handbag!

Bag size: 16 x 18 x 10cm


Petite Bag Sewing Pattern – You Sew Girl

This is a very easy-to-make pattern – a gentle step up from “Absolute Beginner” level.

You’ll learn to vary the strap design, add handles and make corded straps. You’ll also learn to use wadding and interfacings to create structure in the bag.  See it in detail here.

Bag size: 16 x 18 x 10cm

You will need:

35cm x 115cm OR 40cm x 90cm medium weight, woven fabric

35cm x 115cm (OR 40cm x 90cm) medium weight iron-on woven interfacing

25cm x 115cm lining fabric

14cm zip

1 x 14mm magnetic catch


1m x thick piping cord (for corded handles)

35cm x 115cm OR 40cm x 90cm fusible wadding

Template (stencilling) plastic or Fast2Fuse for the bag base.
(See Tips and Tutorials for making a bag base with Fast2Fuse)



*Beginners Bag Pattern*

Love Ellie
Follow me

Love Ellie

Designer | Maker | Artist at Love Ellie
Ellie lives in the land of lochs and mountains and beautiful beaches otherwise known as Scotland though sometimes it rains so much that you can't see any of that.She is the creator of, a designer|maker|artist and author of this blog where she writes about living a more creative life. She is also runs the shop here and on Etsy
Love Ellie
Follow me

Weight 120 g
Dimensions 1.5 x 15 x 21 cm


There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Petite Bag Sewing Pattern – You Sew Girl”


Oh before you go…love ellie icon

Sign up for our email newsletter and be the first to get the scoop on new arrivals, promotions, sales & more. Here’s what it includes:

By signing up, you agree to receive Love Ellie offers, promotions and other commercial messages. You may unsubscribe at any time.