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Koda Cross body bag – FREE pattern & five FREE video tutorials

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Koda Cross body bag - FREE pattern & five FREE video tutorials

Here’s a great FREE pdf pattern, this time for a Crossbody Bag, that’s the perfect size for any event. The Koda Crossbody Bag is super popular with our readers. So much so it appears in the list of the Top 10 Most Visited posts on our site in the last 12 months. You can see the full list at the end of this post.

The Koda Crossbody Bag has a front zipper pocket for your phone and a top zipper closure that keeps the rest of your possessions safe and easy to access.

Koda Cross body bag - FREE pattern & five FREE video tutorials

The pattern is for vinyl/cork or leather exterior and décor weight fabric lining. No interfacing is needed. If you want to make the bag with cotton then you will need to add interfacing, fleece, or foam where needed.

When you make yourself one of these Koda Crossbody Bags it will measure approximately 9 1/2″ high by 10″ wide with a front zipper pocket for your phone.

If you like what you see and this project is within your sewing abilities then scroll down to the end of this post and download the pdf pattern for FREE.  

And you can also check out the five-part video tutorials below where you can watch how to make the Koda Cross Body Bag from start to finish.

Koda Cross body bag - FREE pattern & five FREE video tutorials

What do you need to make the Koda Cross Body Bag:-

  • Approximately  1/4 – 1/2 yard or less of Vinyl, Cork or Leather,
  • Approximately 1/4 – 1/2 yard or less of décor weight fabric e.g. drill, canvas,
  • Two zippers 9¼” long (#5 zipper width),
  • One 1″ O-ring,
  • One ¾” strap slide,
  • Webbing Strap – approximately 60″ long for the strap and 2½” for the connector (¾” width),
  • Basic sewing supplies and a sewing machine.

Check out the 5-video series on how to make this bag below.

There are no pattern pieces needed for the Koda Cross body bag pattern, all pieces are given as measurements in the pattern along with a template of the darts for the bottom of the bag. If you would like to see the sewing pattern you can click on the purple button below.

Click here to get the Koda bag pattern

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More Crossbody Bags to sew

For versatility, you can't beat a crossbody bag. Easy to wear, fun to sew, and a wardrobe essential. Everyone needs a few of these in their sewing pattern collection. Check out a few recent crossbody bag patterns to sew from our store.