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The Snazzy Slouch Handbag pattern

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If you want to make yourself a fabulous bag that you can grab and throw over your shoulder then here is the downloadable pattern for The Snazzy Slouch. Aimed at the intermediate sewer this bag looks great and is super organized and roomy too.


If you want to make yourself a fabulous casual bag that you can grab and throw over your shoulder for any and every day then check out the pattern for The Snazzy Slouch. Aimed at the intermediate sewer this bag looks great and is super organized and roomy too.

If you want to make yourself a fabulous bag that you can grab and throw over your shoulder then here is the downloadable pattern for The Snazzy Slouch. Aimed at the intermediate sewer this bag looks great and is super organized and roomy too.

The Snazzy Slouch Handbag has loads of excellent features. Here are some of them:

  • The main compartment is zippered so everything inside is secure
  • There is an internal zipper divider pocket
  • Plus 4 extra internal slip pockets so you can keep your bag super organized
  • There are 4 external slip pockets, deep enough so the contents are safe and perfect for your phone, keys and other bits & pieces you might need to grab in a hurry
  • An adjustable strap so you can make it the length that suits you.

When you have finished making your Snazzy Slouch Handbag it will measure approximately 30cm (12″) wide by 23cm (9″) tall by 12.5cm ( 5″) deep.

If you want to make yourself a fabulous bag that you can grab and throw over your shoulder then here is the downloadable pattern for The Snazzy Slouch. Aimed at the intermediate sewer this bag looks great and is super organized and roomy too.

What you will need to make the Snazzy Slouch Handbag

  • 90cm (1-yard) of 112cm (40”) wide fabric for the exterior. If using contrast fabric allow 45cm (½ yard)
  • 90cm – 110 cm (1-1¼ yards) of 112cm (40”) wide fabric for the lining (depending on whether you use exterior fabrics or lining fabric for your Interior Zipper Divider Pocket C)
  • 2m (2 ¼ yards) of fusible interfacing – Pellon/Legacy SF101
  • 60cm (24”) of fusible fleece – Thermolam Plus TP971F or Vilene 640H
  • Matching thread (The designer used Gutermann Polyester)
  • One-piece 11.5cm by 27.3cm (4½” by 10¾”) of Peltex or similar firm stabilizer for the base
  • One 51cm (20”) or longer handbag zipper (cut down to size during construction)
  • One 30cm (12”) dress zipper to match either the lining or exterior depending on which fabrics you chose for your Interior Zipper Divider Pocket C
  • 58.5cm (23″) of 12mm (½”) wide boning (optional)
  • One 3.8cm (1½”) rectangular metal slider for the strap
  • Two 3.8cm (1½”) rectangular rings
  • One zipper pull (optional.
  • Ten 8mm (5/16″) rivets (optional).
  • Basic sewing supplies
  • A sewing machine.
If you want to make yourself a fabulous bag that you can grab and throw over your shoulder then here is the downloadable pattern for The Snazzy Slouch. Aimed at the intermediate sewer this bag looks great and is super organized and roomy too.

Full printing instructions and test squares to check scale are included in the pattern. The pattern has 33 pages of instructions which include 75 step by step color photos. Both pattern pieces and cutting measurements are provided so you can choose your preferred cutting method. A text-only version (10 pages) of the instructions comes bundled with your pattern for printing purposes, should you not need or wish to print all of the photos.

Click here for the pattern