Sew a Weekender Carpet Bag

A Free Sewing Pattern and Tutorial from Don Morin

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A roomy, large capacity travel carpet bag to be taken anywhere. Here is an easy to sew project.  We can substitute plastic canvas for the cardboard to support the base of your new carpet bag.

Sewing Supplies:

  • 1 ¾ yards [1.5 m] canvas, bottom-weight, or upholstery fabric, 54” [137 cm] wide
  • 1 heavy-duty zipper, 18” [46 cm] long
  • 1 ½ yards of [1.4 m] heavy webbing, 2” [50 mm] wide
  • all-purpose thread
  • cardboard or plastic canvas
  • paper

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