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Modern Color Block Bucket Bag PDF Sewing Pattern + Exposed Zipper Insertion Tutorial

Color Block Bucket Bag Sewing Pattern by Julie Cefalu

Julie Cefalu’s inspiration for this modern bucket bag came from a shopping trip while traveling in Portugal. A long strap allows you to carry this purse as a shoulder bag or cross -body for a hands-free trip.

Sewing Supplies:

  1. exterior main fabric, 2/3-yard

  2. lining fabric, 2/3-yard

  3. zipper pocket, one fat quarter

  4. color block accents, six assorted scraps (at least 10″ × 2″ each)

  5. lightweight woven fusible interfacing, 2¼ yds. (Julie used Pellon® SF101.)

  6. zipper, 9″ or longer

  7. bag template provided

  8. zipper foot

Go to the Color Block Bucket Bag PDF Pattern

Originally Published: {Modern Patchwork, Spring 2015.}


Exposed Zipper Insertion: from FashionSewingBlogTV


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