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DIY Crossbody Bag with Zipper FREE sewing tutorial (with video)

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DIY Crossbody Bag with Zipper FREE sewing tutorial (with video)

This is the DIY Crossbody Bag with Zipper FREE sewing tutorial (with video) from the designer Sewing Times.

This Crossbody Bag has many pockets and is convenient to use. This bag also has a zip closure to keep things from getting lost and has an adjustable shoulder strap.

Skill level:
Easy. The designer says in order to complete her project you’ll need to be able to sew straight and add a zipper. By following along with the video sewalong, beginners and up should get good results with this free crossbody bag pattern and tutorial.

Sizing info:
When you finished making one of these DIY Crossbody Bags with Zipper it will measure approximately 9⅛″ (23 cm) wide by 7″ (17.5 cm) high by 2⅜″ (6 cm) deep.

Full video sewalong included:
As per normal this awesome designer has produced a YouTube video tutorial showing you how to make her DIY Crossbody Bag with Zipper. This is in addition to her written tutorial and if you would like to watch the 16-minute video just press on the play button below.

The designer has added a seam allowances of 3/8″ unless otherwise specified.

What’s needed to make a DIY Crossbody Bag with Zipper:

  • Outer layer fabric,
  • Lining fabric,
  • Fusible fleece,
  • Mid-weight woven fusible interfacing,
  • One 8″ (20 cm) zipper,
  • Two pieces 1⅛″ (3 cm) by 2″ (5 cm) of zipper stop fabric,
  • One 2 cm wide D ring, Swivel Snap and Tri-glides Slide,
  • 63¼″ (160 cm) of webbing for the strap which is 2 cm wide,
  • One magnetic button,
  • Basic sewing supplies,
  • A sewing machine.
DIY Crossbody Bag with Zipper FREE sewing tutorial (with video)

If you would like to follow along with the written version of this tutorial you can click on the purple button below. Please note there is no pattern to download, fabric is cut according to the directions given in the video.

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