Cuckoo Flower Crossbody Bag FREE Sewing Pattern

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Are you looking for a fun and flirty crossbody bag? You’ve come to the right place – look no further than this free sewing pattern from Magic Flying Boots.

This is a quick and easy crossbody bag pattern which showcases a fabric panel 9½” x 5½” (24.1cm x 14cm). It will also work with the Willowherb wristlet templates.

There is a panel detail on the front, a zipper pocket on the back, and a slip pocket inside with an optional snap fastening.

The Cuckoo Flower Crossbody Bag is the perfect size for a night out, or for all the essentials! Keys, wallet, phone. This pattern can be completed by any sewist, in just a few hours.

Skill level:
Suitable for beginners with clear step by step instructions and plenty of photos. 

Sizing info:
The completed size of the bag is 6½” tall, 8¾” wide, and 1½” deep (approx. 16.5cm x 22.2cm x 3.8cm).

This versatile pattern can be used to create crossbags for yourself or to give as gifts to friends and family. The simple design is perfect for showcasing any prints you’d like – make it as bold or as soft as you’d like!

Supplies needed:

  • ½ yard main exterior fabric
  • 9½” x 5½” (24.1cm x 14cm) accent fabric, or fabric panel
  • ½ yard lining fabric (eg. quilting cotton)
  • ½ yard Vilene F220 fusible interfacing or similar (eg. Pellon ES114 Easy Shaper iron-on) 
  • 1 piece 9” x 13½” (22.8cm x 34.3cm) Vilene H630 fusible fleece or similar (eg. Pellon 987F Fusible Fleece)
  • 2 x 9” (22.9cm) #5 zippers (these will be cut down to 8¼” (21cm))
  • 2 x ½” (13mm) D-rings
  • 2 x ¾” (19mm) Swivel Lobster Clasps
  • 1 x ¾” (19mm) Adjustable Strap Slider


  • 2 Rivets (small)
  • Kam snap, sew-on press stud, magnetic clasp or Velcro for inside pocket
  • Double-sided sewing tape or temporary fabric glue
  • Sewing Clips
  • 60” x ¾” (152.5cm x 1.9cm) Webbing for strap (instead of making a fabric one)

The pattern:
Pattern pieces are provided in A4 and US Letter size, ready to print and cut out. All measurements are also included in the instructions, for those who prefer to measure and cut. 

If you would like to download the pdf pattern you can click on the blue button below.