Fanny pack “Elin”

In these instructions, I will show you step by step how you can sew a practical fanny pack. It has a cover flap with a snap fastener at the front as well as an inside pocket with a zipper. The belt is adjustable in length and is closed with a quick-release buckle. The finished bag has a size of 22 cm x 15 cm so that you can stow away your smartphone, purse and keys easily.


  • Detailed sewing instructions with many photos on 42 pages as a digital e-book (PDF)
  • Metric Measurement
  • Sewing pattern for printing at home in A4-format (PDF)
  • Many design examples

Materials you need at home:

  • Cotton fabric for the outside: 30cm x 60cm
  • Cotton fabric for the inside: 40cm x 115cm
  • faux leather: 15x20cm
  • H630 iron-on volume fleece: 30cm x 80cm
  • 1 snap button (i.e. kam snap)
  • 30 cm zipper (zip per metre) with zipper-pull
  • 120 cm belt strap 25 mmm
  • 1 quick-release buckle 25 mm
  • 1 slider 25 mm
  • optional: punch pliers for decoration
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Hi there, I’m Julia! Born ‘83 in Germany I now live in East Yorkshire with my husband and our two adorable children. I started sewing when my daughter was born in 2011 and soon began to design my own sewing patterns. Before my „sewing career“ i was working as a freelance graphic- & webdesigner for several years which helps me build my blog and design my patterns. I hope you enjoy my blog and my sewing patterns as well.

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