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Zippy Bag Sewing Pattern - Jen Fox Studios

by Jen Fox
$13 Tax included
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  • Illustrated Sewing Pattern
  • US Imperial Measurement

Pattern measurements: only inches
Pattern paper format: only US letter


The Zippy Bag is a great bag to experiment with different combinations of fabric, or to showcase your favorite designer's latest fabric collection! Each step is thoroughly explained and I've included computer drawn illustrations of the steps. The pattern includes instructions for installing a top zipper closure, exterior zipper pockets, and interior slip pockets.

** You may use this pattern to create handmade finished items to sell! Please credit me (Jen Fox Studios) for the design in any online item description.

Visit my blog to learn more about me and my small business!

Jen Fox is the owner and designer at Jen Fox Studios, where she designs sewing and quilt patterns, fabric, and writes sewing books. Her book, "Transfer Embellish Stitch: 16 Textile Projects for the Modern Maker" is a new approach to creatively putting your own touch on textiles. In the book, Jen and co-author Sarah Case explain how to use techniques like applique, reverse applique, deColourant, stencils, cut outs, hand embroidery, and fabric paint to create unique textiles to incorporate into projects. It's for sale here:

Jen lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico and also runs a sister shop, , where she sells her finished sewn goods

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Materials you need at home:

  • (3) 12" x 8" scraps for exterior pockets
  • 1/3 yd fabric for strap & exterior gusset
  • 1/3 yd fabric for exterior & zipper casing
  • 1/3 yd fabric for lining
  • 1 2/3 yd of 20"-22" wide interfacing, or 1 yd of 40"- 45" wide interfacing (Pellon Craft Fuse, Pellon Decor Bond or similar)
  • (1) 12" zipper
  • (2) 9" zippers
  • coordinating thread
  • sewing machine & basic sewing tools