Buttercup Bucket Bag - PDF Sewing Pattern
The Buttercup bucket bag is a larger medium-sized bag. It has a large slip pocket with darts to give it depth on one side of the exterior. A small flap covers the opening of the slip pocket. It also has a zipper pocket on the other side of the bag's exterior with a unique curved zipper pocket opening. It has a lovely oblong shaped bottom.
The bag's main closure is a zipper with panels. Inside the bag, there are 3 slip pockets and an additional zipper pocket.
The strap is cross body and adjustable.
1 yard Exterior fabric (44” W)
Lining fabric:1 1/2 yards Lining fabric (44” W)
5-6 yards Fusible woven interfacing (20” wide)
1/2 yard Fat Quarter Fusible fleece (45” wide)
12” W x 6” H Peltex or firm sew-in interfacing
1/4 yard Foam interfacing (20” W)
Notions and Supplies:(1) 16” handbag zipper (or 17” of zipper tape) #4.5 or #5
(1) 9” handbag zipper (or 12” of zipper tape) #4.5 or #5
(1) 9” dress zipper (#3)
(2) 1.5” rectangle rings
(1) 1.5” rectangle slide
(1) metal zipper end
(4) purse feet (optional)
Please note: All fabric quantities are estimates and will vary a lot if your prints are directional. I recommend purchasing a bit of extra fabric.
MEASUREMENTS: 11 3/4” W x 12” H x 6” D
SEWING EXPERIENCE: This bag is suitable for a sewist with intermediate sewing skills. A confident beginner could complete it with the help of the free video tutorial (link to 1st video below). Please read the entire pattern before starting. It will take approximate 4-6 hours to complete depending on experience.
PLEASE NOTE: This pattern is in English only.
FREE VIDEO TUTORIAL: