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The Zandra Weekender Bag – Sew and Sell

The Zandra Bag - Big Enough to Sew as a Weekender or Baby Bag
n 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. 1.5 yards exterior fabric

  2. 2 yards lining fabric

  3. 4 yards Pellon SF101 (or other lightweight woven fusible interfacing)

  4. 1.5 yards Pellon Flex Foam (you may also use headliner foam or Soft and Stable)

  5. 1.5 yards Wonder Under (OPTIONAL if you wish to baste fabric to foam instead)

  6. small piece bag stabilizer Pellon Peltex 71f  (minimally 6” x 14”)

  7. small piece clear vinyl – must be at least 20” long by 10” tall – OR – use webbing in place of vinyl

  8. one 22” or longer double-pull purse zipper with large pulls

  9. one 30” or longer double-pull purse zipper with large pulls

  10. two 9” or longer regular nylon coil zippers for your clear vinyl pocket – optional

  11. two 1.5” D-rings or square rings (if not using swivel clips)

  12. two 1.5” swivel clips (optional)

  13. one 1.5” tri-glide slider for the adjustable strap

  14. 6 purse feet any size

  15. 1.75 yards elastic cording 1/2” width

  16. 3/4 yard piping cord – 1/8”

  17. 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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