Swoon expandable bag by Swoon sewing patterns

Swoon expandable bag by Swoon sewing patterns

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An expandable bag to fit any occasion, Sadie includes a zippered gusset allowing it to grow with whatever your day may bring. Featuring a shoulder strap, flap closure and two large slip pockets, it is roomy enough to store all of your necessities while looking extremely chic.

Sadie Expandable bag - Purse sewing pattern by Swoon sewing patterns Please note: This is a downloadable PDF sewing pattern. Your PDF file will be available after checkout in the Downloads area of your account.


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Wide: 13" (33.02 cm)

Tall: 9" (22.86 cm)

Deep: 3-6" (7.62-15.24 cm)



  • 1/3 yard (30cm) 44” wide quilting weight exterior fabric
  • 3/4 yard (70cm) 44” wide quilting weight lining fabric
  • 1/2 yard (45cm) non-directional woven or vinyl contrasting fabric
  • 1/3 yard (30cm) fusible fleece (Pellon Thermolam TP971F)
  • 3 yards (3m) fusible woven interfacing (Pellon Shapeflex SF101)
  • 20” (50cm) all-purpose zipper (expanding gusset)
  • Two 1” (2.5cm) rectangle rings
  • One small turn lock or magnetic snap (flap)
  • One magnetic snap (back pocket)
  • Fabric glue (Beacon Fabritac)
  • Coordinating thread


What difficulty is the Sadie Expanable Bag sewing pattern?

Alicia's rating: 2/4 - You should already be somewhat familiar with sewing patterns and common sewing terms.



Can I sell the bags that I make?

You MAY sell individual bags handmade by you using this pattern. Use for mass production is prohibited. If you decide to sell your handcrafted bags made using this pattern, then we would be grateful if you would mention Swoon Sewing Patterns in your online sales listing.



Is there a video tutorial for the Sadie Expandable bag sewing pattern?

Swoon Sewing Patterns do not come with video tutorials, however many of our lovely friends, fans, and followers have recorded live sews, sew alongs, and advice sews. We recommend searching for 'Swoon Patterns sew alongs' on YouTube to see the latest fan-made videos.



Have a question about purchasing, downloading, or printing your pattern?

Please note: The  is a downloadable PDF sewing pattern. It is not a finished bag, nor a paper sewing pattern. Your PDF file will be available in the Downloads area of your account immediately after checkout. You will not receive an emailed copy of this sewing pattern; please download the file from your account after checkout.


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