Learn to sew a zippy crossbody bag
Be sure to purchase the pattern before taking this class! The written instructions and pattern pieces for this class can be downloaded here or you can purchase a paper pattern here. If you have any questions, we're here to help, so please just ask. Watch the lessons for this class in order, or just watch the section that you need help with. The full-length video tutorial is 39 minutes.
Join Jess from Sallie Tomato in the Zippy! These pretty and practical zippy bags can be made in two sizes! The Zippy Bags are the perfect size for traveling, shopping, and gifting! These bags can easily fit a phone, sunglasses, card wallet, checkbook, utensils, gum, and other small items! I like to clip my keys to one of the swivel clips while shopping. This pattern is also fat quarter friendly! It requires only a small amount of fabric. In the tutorial video, Jess completes the project from start to finish, following along with the pattern. Throughout the video Jess also explains some tips to help with the written instructions. Here is the video's breakdown:
- Prepare the Main Zipper (1:22)
- Create Zipper Pockets (4:14)
- Assemble the Front (7:53)
- Assemble the Back (14:01)
- Assembling the Bag (22:30)
- Make the Crossbody Strap (32:33)
FEATURES: adjustable crossbody strap, three exterior zipper pockets and zipper closure FINISHED SIZE: The mini measures 8" wide and 6" high. The full measures 8" wide and 8" high.
RECOMMENDED FABRICS: For the best results, use quilt weight cotton, canvas, touch pro light cork, denim, or linen for the exterior. I recommend quilt weight cotton for the lining.
HARDWARE REQUIRED: All of the hardware required for this pattern is included in the Zippy Hardware Kit, or can be purchased individually. Also choose to add tassels, rivets, and metal strap connectors if desired. Get the hardware kit here.
Let’s get started! Please refer to pattern for the material and supply list!
Faux Metal Zippers are available here.
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I made the Zippy Crossbody 8 × 8 bag with the cork as you demonstrated in your video. It turned out great. You had sent me the kit which included the cork fabric. I don’t know how much cork you sent … was it 1/3 yard? I want to make this again. Thank you, Judy
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