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The Brigitte Baguette Bag Pattern

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The Brigitte Baguette Bag comes in two sizes, both a micro and a mini, so you can choose the size that is right for you. It has a streamlined silhouette that blends an iconic shape with a clean modern design. Long and narrow, small in size, so it is just perfect for the essentials. You can carry the Brigitte Baguette as a clutch over the arm or as a shoulder bag.

The Brigitte Baguette Bag comes in two sizes, both a micro and a mini, so you can choose the size that is right for you. It has a streamlined silhouette that blends an iconic shape with a clean modern design. Long and narrow, small in size, so it is just perfect for the essentials. You can carry the Brigitte Baguette as a clutch over the arm or as a shoulder bag. 

The pattern features lots and lots of options so that you can create a bag that is uniquely you. There are:

  • three flap options
  • two strap connectors options
  • two strap options that can be easily switched from a handle that allows you to nestle the Brigitte under your arm as easily as a long, crusty French loaf from which it borrows its name, to a long shoulder strap when dashing between events.

The Brigitte Baguette is a compact bag but there is still plenty of room to store the essentials. The interior includes a back slip pocket for cash, tickets, or recipes, along with three internal card slots that negate the need for a wallet.

Each bag measures as follows:

  • The Micro Baguette is 5″ high by 9″ wide by 4″ deep.
  • The Mini Baguette is 5 ½” high by 11″ wide by 5″ deep.

The Brigitte Baguette Bag comes in two sizes, both a micro and a mini, so you can choose the size that is right for you. It has a streamlined silhouette that blends an iconic shape with a clean modern design. Long and narrow, small in size, so it is just perfect for the essentials. You can carry the Brigitte Baguette as a clutch over the arm or as a shoulder bag.

What you will need to make the Brigitte Baguette Bag

  • One piece of main fabric – 18″ x 27″ (35″ x 18″ for Mini) Cork, Vinyl or Leather OR ⅓ yard (½ yard for Mini) 44″ Quilting Weight or Décor Weight. Please note that if you are choosing Quilting Cotton for your Main Fabric and Flap Option 2, you will need a small piece of “Contrast Fabric” Cork, Vinyl or Leather to fit Pattern Piece B-2  for either the Micro Size or Mini Size.
  • ½ yard (⅔ for Mini) 44″ wide Quilting Weight Cotton– Lining Fabric
  • ½ yard (⅔ yard for Mini) Fusible Pellon SF101 or a woven shaping Interfacing 
  • ½  yard (both sizes) Fusible Décor Bond 
  • ⅛ yard (⅔ yard for Mini) Fusible Fleece 
  • Two ¾” O-rings or D-rings
  • One twist lock closure
  • Nine sets of #20 Kam Snaps– optional
  • Coordinating thread
  • Removable Fabric Marker (A Frixion gel pen is recommended as it can be removed by pressing with an iron)
  • Microtex (Sharp) Needle 80/12 is recommended for topstitching through the thicker parts.
  • Basic sewing supplies
  • Sewing machine

Click here to download the Brigitte Baguette Bag pattern