Roadie Mini Tote PDF Pattern + Tutorial

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The Roadie Mini Tote bag is a small travel bag, but still is packed with tons of features to carry everything you need from your water bottle, wallet, and tablet with its padded sleeve. It has a key ring to ensure you don’t lose them at the bottom of your purse.

The bottom is reinforced for extra durability and the top opens wide so you can easily see everything inside your bag. The designer has added tons of small details like contrasting topstitching, rivets to secure the handles, and interesting seam lines to make this bag stand out. The options to customize it are endless.

Material and Hardware requirements:
Exterior material (1/2 yard) recommend canvas, waterproof canvas, cork, vinyl
Lining material (1/2 yard) recommend cotton woven or waterproof canvas
Accent material (1/4 yard) optional. Can also use exterior material.
Interfacing (depending on fabric chosen; see cutting chart)
Woven (SF101 or equivalent)
Decovil Light (or equivalent)
Decovil Heavy (10” x 2” strip for base)
1” Strap Webbing
If making 2 fixed straps, 56” length (2 at 28” each)
If making 1 adjustable strap, 60” length
Zipper, #5 size
6.5”, (2) 8”, 13” (1 yard if using zipper tape; sub-cut as noted, will have .5” left over)
4 zipper pulls
Optional Hardware
1/2” d-ring or lobster clasp
8mm double cap rivets (4-10, per your preference)
If making the crossbody strap, will need: (2) 1” D-ring/Triangle Rings, (2) 1” Lobster Clasps, and (1) 1” Adjuster Bar

Finished Roadie size: 12” wide x 7.5” high (not including handle straps) with a 3″ base.

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

To see this designer’s other pattern click the red button below.

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