Bucket bags are an exquisite addition to every closet. Their perplexing look makes for a great attention grabber, and the unique design gives more space while keeping the bag compact and easy to carry around.
Time To Complete: 1 hour 5 mins
Buying a good bucket bag could set you back a couple of dollars and high-end designs run up hundreds of dollars. But why spend so much when you could make your bucket bag at home?
What You Will Need to DIY Your Own Bucket Bag Pattern
- Basic Sewing appliances
- 1 yard of medium to heavyweight interfacing
- ½ yard of lining fabric ( your choice)
- ½ yard of the main fabric (your choice)
- 2 yards of double fold bias tape. You can buy premade or make your own.
You will also need a few tools
- Kam tool
- Zipper foot
- Jeans needle
- Rotary cutter (optional)
- Inches to centimeters converter (optional)
- Craft knife or Exacto (optional)
What the Tutorial Offers
For a one-time fee, you can make great gifts or start your own small business selling unique bucket bags to your friends, family, and colleagues.
With the tutorial, you get PDF print-at-home patterns that make the work of sizing and measuring the fabrics easier. The print-at-home also double up as cost-efficient and can be easily re-printed in case they are damaged.
You also get a digital PDF guide with detailed and clear instructions on how to increase your chances of success even if you’re making this gorgeous bucket bag for the first time.
In addition to the instructions, you will also get some great pointers and tips that could help you save time when making this bag. These tips can be applied to future sewing projects.
What to Expect from the Completed Bag
Bucket bags are a timeless fashion accessory that has somehow, someway remained relevant and trendy for many years. This guide helps you recreate this classic with a touch of modernity and creativity to them.
Whether you’re looking to rekindle old memories or looking for a functional bag that can carry multiple items without looking chunky and tiresome to carry or a blend of timelessness and ingenious design, this tutorial is going to help you achieve precisely that.
You can play around with different facets of the bag design for a dash of added creativity like different colors of the exterior fabric, straps, and even adding a zippered compartment inside the bag to hold tiny items that could easily get lost.
If you have an insatiable appetite to keep making bucket bags or you would like to add to your collection, there are several alternatives that will work just as great.