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Swoon patterns, one of our favorite designers, does it again with this excellent casual shoulder bag pattern. The Bonnie Bucket Bag is a slouchy hobo-style bag featuring a recessed zipper main closure and exterior double welt pocket. You can display two different fabric prints on the exterior, or give her a store-bought look by using one fabric for the exterior with contrasting topstitching. The oval-shaped bottom allows room for nearly anything.
In order to make this beautiful bag, you should already be somewhat familiar with sewing patterns and common sewing terms. You can however always rely on Swoon patterns to be very well written with excellent step by step instructions for cutting and sewing. In the event you get stuck, there is a very active facebook chat group with Swoon enthusiasts to help you.
When finished the Bonnie Bucket Bag will be 14″ wide at the top, 12″ tall and 6″ deep. If you are looking for a nice big casual bag you can sling over your shoulder when you go out, the Bonnie Bucket Bag might be just right for you. With the fabric panels, you can let your inner designer run wild with ideas for mix and match fabrics, or mixing a large print with a small one, or a bright and bold with a solid.
What you will need to make the Bonnie Bucket Bag
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