By Annie Bowl Me Over 2.0 – Paper Pattern

This fun-to-make bag features a classic bowler silhouette with easy-to-grab handles and an adjustable, detachable carrying strap. The main compartment opens side for easy access to the bag’s contents. Keep everything organized with a three elasticized slip pockets and a … Read More

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Mrs H – The Bowler Bag – Paper Pattern

Knock ’em down the The Bowler Bag! In a league of its own, this perfectly proportioned carryall pairs a striking structured shape with a soft silhouette. Functional and spacious, with pockets inside and out, The Bowler Bag will be right up your alley for both work and everyday use.

The Bowler Bag has top handles and a crossbody strap, so you can tote it as a handbag, or wear it on your shoulder.

The Bowler Bag is classified as an intermediate/advanced bag sewing pattern. It is written in English and has been thoroughly tested by a team of expert pattern testers

The Bowler Bag sewing pattern features comprehensive instructions, pattern pieces, and colour photographs.The paper pattern is an A5 booklet with printed pattern pieces.

The Bowler Bag has finished dimensions of 13.5″ x 10.5″ x 5.5″ (34cm x 26.5cm x 14cm).


What materials do I need?


  • 1 3/4 yd (1.6m) Outer
  • 1 x FQ Contrast
  • 1 yd (0.9m) Lining
  • 3 yd (2.75m) Medium weight interfacing (40″ or 90cm wide)
  • 18″ x 58″ (46cm x 148cm) Foam stabiliser
  • 1/3 yd (0.3m) Fusible Peltex or Vilene S520
  • 12″ x 4 3/4″ (30.5cm x 12cm) Bag Base (Plastic grid canvas)


  • (1) x 20″ (51cm) #5 zip for the top
  • (1) x 10″ (25.5cm) #3 zip for the zipped pocket or use longer and cut to size
  • (4) x bag feet
  • (25) double cap rivets plus setting tools
  • (4) x 1″ (2.5cm) Rectangle rings
  • (2) x 1″ (2.5cm) Triangle rings
  • (1) x 1.5″ (3.8cm) Triglide buckle
  • (2) x 1.5″ (3.8cm) Swivel clips


  • Double sided basting tape
  • Zip foot
  • Walking foot
  • Duct tape
  • Scraps of stabiliser
  • Fray check
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Swoon Patterns Maisie Bowler Handbag – Paper Pattern

A modern twist on a retro design, this large handbag is the perfect fit for any Bombshell Betty. The unique handles and domed shape pay homage to bowling bags of the past. This bag can be carried by the handles in the crook of the elbow or over the shoulder with a detachable strap. A zippered pocket inside keeps the small things safe and easy to find.



12.5″ wide, 8″ tall, 6″ deep



1/4 yard (or fat quarter) 44” wide quilting weight exterior fabric

2/3 yard 44” wide quilting weight lining fabric

2/3 yard non-directional contrasting fabric, woven or vinyl

1 yard foam interfacing (Pellon Flexfoam FF77)

1/2 yard fusible heavy stabilizer (Pellon Peltex 71F)

2 yards fusible woven interfacing (Pellon Shapeflex SF101)

2 yards pre-made piping

Two 1” swivel clips

Two 3/4” D-rings

Four 1” rectangle rings

14” all-purpose zipper (main compartment)

7” all-purpose zipper (zippered pocket)

Fabric glue (Beacon Fabritac)

Coordinating thread

You should already be somewhat familiar with sewing patterns and common sewing terms.

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Swoon Patterns Nora Doctor Bag – Paper Pattern

Nora is a classic handbag inspired by doctor bag purses of the past. True to the style, this bag opens wide but does not require an expensive frame. There is one large, zippered pocket in the lining. Two sizes are included in this sewing pattern.


Small Handbag: 11″ x 8.5″ x 5.5″
Large Handbag: 13.5″ x 10″ x 6″


1/2 yard 44” wide woven quilting weight exterior fabric (1/3 yard for Handbags)

2/3 yard 44” wide quilting weight or vinyl contrasting fabric

2/3 yard 44” wide quilting weight lining fabric (1 yard for Traveler)

3 yards fusible woven interfacing (Pellon Shapeflex SF101) (4 yards for Traveler)

1 yard 20” wide foam interfacing (Pellon FlexFoam) (or 1/2 yard Soft & Stable)

1/2 yard fusible stabilizer (Pellon Peltex 71F)

Four 1” rectangle rings (3/4” for Small Handbag)

One 9” all-purpose zipper (7” for Small Handbag)

One small turn lock

1 yard 1/4” plastic boning with cover (1.5 yards for Traveler)

Coordinating thread

Fabric clips (Binder Clips, Wonder Clips) (Optional)

Fabric glue (Beacon Fabri-tac) (Optional)

You should already be somewhat familiar with sewing patterns and common sewing terms.


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