Lasenby Samphire Duffle Project Bag

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Buy the Samphire Duffle Project Bag sewing pattern from Lasenby Patterns. This compact project bag is perfect for knitting and crocheting on the go. It has lots of customisable pockets inside, loops for your scissors and keys, a drawstring closure, slingback strap and grab handle. This versatile design can also morph into a basket for crafting at home.

This sewing pattern is available to buy in the following formats:

– PDF (available to download immediately after purchase). What is a PDF?

– PDF pattern + Printed A0 copy shop (We print out the A0 pattern sheets, but you’ll need to download the digital instructions, as we don’t print these. The PDF files will be emailed immediately after purchase, and the A0 pattern sheets will be dispatched next working day). What is Copy Shop?

Suggested fabrics: 

Fabric A (main outer fabric): Natural fabrics. Medium/heavy weight. Canvas, linen, quilting cotton, twill, duck, denim, thin tweed, Tana lawn (with interlining).

Fabric B (lining fabric): Can be the same as Fabric A or D. Natural fabrics. Light/medium weight. Tana lawn, cotton, linen, bamboo, quilting cotton, twill, canvas, drill. The lining can be used alone, be quilted or have iron-on interfacing.

Fabric C (interlining fabric, optional): Natural fabrics. Hampton cotton, cambric cotton, light calico.

Fabric D (contrasting fabric): Tana lawn, linen, light/medium weight cotton, quilting cotton. Interline if the fabric is very fine.

Fabric F (wadding or interfacing): Quilting wadding (wool, bamboo, cotton) or fusible interfacing.

Fabric requirements: The lengths are generous for some of the fabrics (quantities rounded up).

Fabric A: 115 cm (44″) wide fabric: 1 m (40″).

Fabric B: 115 cm (44″) wide fabric: 1 m (40″).

Fabric C: 115 cm (44″) wide fabric: The same length as the fabric piece(s) you are interlining.

Fabric D: 115 cm (44″) wide fabric: 50 cm (20″).

Fabric F: 115 cm (44″) wide wadding: 50 cm (20″).

Sizing: Circumference: 60 cm (approx. 24″) // Height: 30 cm (approx. 12″) // Back strap length: 71 cm (approx. 28″) // Grab handle: 18 cm (approx. 7″).

Capacity: 4 x 50 g balls of yarn with a small project on top, plus your tools, phone, needles and hooks in the pockets around the full inside circumference of the bag.

Notions: 4 mm woven cotton cord for drawstring, 1.27 m (50″) (can also use 1 cm grosgrain or similar ribbon, 0.5 cm leather, 3 mm laces, 1 cm herringbone tape, 0.5 cm handmade fabric ribbon); 19 mm herringbone tape for loops, 10-50 cm (4″-20″) (can also use any similar width ribbon).

PDF pattern includes: Instructions; A4 print-at-home pattern (15 pages); US letter print-at-home pattern (20 pages); A0 copy shop pattern (1 sheet).

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Additional information


Cottons, Denim / Corduroy, Heavyweight Cotton, Linen, Wools

Make time

All day

Sewing level

Confident Beginner

Pattern format

PDF, PDF pattern + Printed copy shop (+£5.00)

PDF Printing

15 Pages

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