Bucket Bag

Do It Yourself. Design your own individual bucket bag with the help of this sewing tutorial. Pick your favorite fabrics and supplies and then sew your very own unique bucket bag.

width: 27cm/10-1/2in height: 34cm/13-1/2in depth: 19cm/7-1/2in

This is a sewing tutorial for a drawstring bucket bag. The bag has adjustable straps and can be worn as a cross-body bag or on one side. The lining includes an interior pocket with zipper. This tutorial can be used by intermediate and advanced sewers. Thicker fabrics like canvas are suitable materials for the exterior of this bag. A lighter fabric can be used for the lining. The sewing tutorial includes detailed fabric recommendations.


  • notes on general supplies
  • notes on materials needed
  • step-by-step sewing and assembly instructions
  • printable sewing pattern (A4 – US Letter and full scale A2)
  • cutting layout

Materials you need at home:

  • fabric for the exterior, at a fabric width of 160cm, {110cm}, ~ 0,4 m; {~0,4 m}
  • lining, at a fabric width of 160cm, {110cm}, ~ 0,4 m; {~0,55 m}
  • felt or interfacing
  • zipper
  • straps
  • eyelets or grommets, d-rimgs, cording, tabs
  • bias tape, piping (store bought or DIY), Optional
  • double-faced tape
  • some wax and a lighter
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Kasia Ehrhardt

Kasia is an architect and accessories designer based in Berlin, Germany. Kasia loves all things DIY and creates sewing patterns for the DIY Sewing Academy. For the DIY Sewing Academy, Kasia designs patterns and sewing tutorials for bags, backpacks and other accessories. In addition to this, Kasia is also a self-employed designer and creates sustainable leather accessories, mainly in special manufacture, for her label KSIA.

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