The Zandra Weekender Bag – Sew and Sell

The Zandra Bag - Big Enough to Sew as a Weekender or Baby Bag

An advanced level sewing pattern for creating this gorgeous large capacity bag that is not only beautiful but perfect to use as a weekender bag, overnight bag, or a diaper bag for new parents.  With such a versatile design, this pattern is a go-to pattern. Eleven pockets in total and a tapered gusset allowing more of your belongings to fit inside. The Zander Bag measures 17″ wide x 11″ tall x 7″ bottom, 4″ top deep once completed.

kaffe fassett fabric


Sewing Supplies:

    • 1.5 yards Pellon Flex Foam (you may also use headliner foam or Soft and Stable)
    • 1.5 yards Wonder Under (OPTIONAL if you wish to baste fabric to foam instead)
    • small piece bag stabilizer Pellon Peltex 71f  (minimally 6” x 14”)
    • small piece clear vinyl – must be at least 20” long by 10” tall – OR – use webbing in place of vinyl
    • two 9” or longer regular nylon coil zippers for your clear vinyl pocket – optional
    • two 1.5” D-rings or square rings (if not using swivel clips)
    • two 1.5” swivel clips (optional)
    • 1.75 yards elastic cording 1/2” width
    • 3/4 yard piping cord – 1/8”
  • pre-made straps require 3.5 yards webbing total (or 1.75 yards 1.5” and 1.75 yards 1”)

Go to the PDF Sewing Pattern

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