The City Shopper

City Shopper bag

Run your weekend errands in style with this spacious shopper featuring four pockets, a sturdy faux leather strap, contrast lining and decorative patchwork panel. This easy bag sewing pattern is the perfect project to practise your bag making skills.

City Shopper bag sewing pattern

The City Shopper bag sewing pattern **SOLD OUT**

Issue 25, Simply Sewing magazine, £6.99


  • Learn the basics of bag-making
  • Add lining for extra contrast
  • Attach a sturdy strap
  • Add pockets

You will need

  • Main bag fabric: 70x50cm (28x20in)
  • Plain fabrics: light, 25x30cm (10x12in), medium, 45x40cm (18x16in) and dark, 25x30cm (10x12in),
  • Lining fabric: 100x100cm (40x40in)
  • Pocket fabric: 30x50cm (12x20in)
  • Iron-on wadding: 40x90cm (16x35in)
  • Iron-on interfacing: 50x90cm (20x35in)
  • Thin foam: 100x70cm (40x28in)
  • Plastic canvas: 9x31cm (35/8×121/4in)
  • 2 zips: 18cm (7in)
  • 2 press fasteners
  • 2 faux leather straps: 1x80cm (3/8x32in)
  • 8 rivets: bronze
  • Twist lock: bronze, 4cm (15/8in)
  • Scraps of ribbon
  • Matching thread

Get the pattern

Free with issue 25 of Simply Sewing magazine

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