The Cassia Satchel pattern is a smart and sophisticated
multi-pocket handbag suitable for advanced sewers. There are options available
to customize this bag to suit your exact needs, as well as trying out some new
skills and techniques.
The Cassia Satchel is a
multitasker’s dream with a functional design for optimum organization. It’s
classic silhouette and signature details make this satchel a must for daily
commutes and far-flung travels. The Cassia Satchel is crafted with designated
pockets for your belongings and devices so you can grab Cassia and go.
The Cassia Satchel has the
A central zippered compartment which opens to a sizable interior.
Two large main zippered compartments on either side.
A zippered back pocket.
An interior zipper pocket with optional vinyl/leather overlay.
Miscellaneous pockets for an organized bag.
Two types of strap options, either regular straps or rolled handles.
Keep your cellphone at arm’s
reach in the interior slip pockets and credit cards and money securely in the
interior zipper pockets. The Cassia Satchel’s large back zipper pocket can
easily fit a small daily planner.
Sizing info: When you have finished making your advanced design Cassia Satchel it will measure approximately 14” long by 5” wide by 10” tall.
Watch the videos for how to make this purse
Video tutorials are available from Mae Ebsolo Zimmerman of Isabella Sparsh. She does a couple of things different from the original pattern instructions, however, you get a good idea of how the pattern comes along and see if you would be interested in making this fun bag.
Please note that measurements are approximate and don’t account for directional or fussy cutting of fabric where needed.
More about the pattern: The pattern includes 48 pages of concise step-by-step instructions with color photographs to help you through each step. The pattern also comprises printable pattern pieces and all pattern pieces include a seam allowance.
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