All posts may contain affiliate links.
Free pattern alert! Who needs a really big bag? We all do from time to time and here’s one that is really practical. The Big Bad Bucket Bag from The Sewing Loft is a big and sturdy tote bag with a pocket and comfy strong handles.
“This bucket bag is really big and can carry pretty much everything you can imagine! That’s right, you can load this baby up and become the “bag lady” you want to be!”.The Sewing Loft
We like the interesting shape of this bag. It’s a bucket bag rather than a traditional tote because it has an oval-shaped base rather than boxed corners.
The fabric is slightly gathered to make fitting and sewing around the curves of the base as easy as can be. A genius idea! Don’t forget to add some simple slip pockets to the lining of the bag and you’ll be able to dive inside and find small things more easily.
Want MORE Free sewing patterns?
Want to find more FREE sewing patterns
for bags and more? Why not follow the Sew Modern Bags board dedicated to our favorite FREE sewing patterns
here. Pin and save your favorite bag sewing patterns to your own boards for later. Don't forget to pin this article too.
What you will need to make the Big Bad Bucket Bag:-
Click here for the free pattern
Downloading this free pattern? Great! You would make our day if you ‘bought us a coffee’ to help with the site running costs. Thank you.
Sew more tote bags and you'll be happier - we promise 😉
When you just need to sew and don't want to get into a really complicated project, you can't beat a classic sewing pattern for a tote bag. We've got 50 of our favorite tote bag patterns hand-picked for you in the store. Go to the shop page to find them all saved by category.