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The Atelier Bag PDF sewing pattern

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A few months ago, Janome UK asked me to create a masterpiece bag pattern for their 50th Anniversary, and the launch of their Atelier 6 Sewing Machine (Skyline S6 in the US), and this big beauty was the result.


We wanted to showcase the decorative stitches that our machines are capable of yet we hardly use. I think this feature flap and side pockets illustrates that perfectly. Decorate how you like, or leave the stitching off, the choice is yours.


This sewing pattern shows you how to create a beautiful barrel style bag with a big feature zip foldover flap which opens up to reveal a huge main compartment with three slip pockets for your valuables.
A large front pocket under the flap handily holds your phone, and there are two roomy side pockets too.


If you haven’t worked with vinyl before, this is the perfect pattern. Skill level is suitable for someone who has made a few bags before through to intermediate level. I’ll give you hints and tips all the way through on sewing with vinyl, even if it’s your first time.

I’ll even show you how to simply make these rolled handles that look so professional (or you can use stitch on handles if you wish)


Fully lined throughout, the bag has a flat base and the suggested interlinings mean the bag stands alone and holds its shape beautifully.
Great for everyday use, it’s generous enough to hold an iPad and your every day essentials.


Comprehensive instructions with full colour photography throughout walks you through every step of make-up to produce a professional quality shoulder bag. Lots of bag making hints and tips included.


Approximate finished dimensions:
30 x 25cm (12 x 10”)

27 pages of full colour tutorial style instructions with detailed photos will walk you through making a professional looking tote in no time.


❤ Instant Download
❤ Full sized computer drafted PDF pattern pieces included
❤ All measurements given in inches and cm (US & UK friendly)
❤ Complete, easy to follow instructions
❤ Full colour photos for every step
❤ Relevant sewing tips
❤ A list of material requirements and suggestions
❤ Printer friendly. Prints on US letter size or A4 paper
❤ Size check feature to verify your printer settings
❤ Pattern support – I have a bag making Facebook board for help and support with my patterns and just general bag making chat. You are welcome to join here:


Fabric requirements:
• Outer fabric ¾ m (¾ yard) – Vinyl
• Print cotton for outer panels ¼ m (1/3 yard)
• Lining ¾ m (1 yard) – Quilt weight cottons.
• Medium weight fusible interlining 1.25m (1½ yard) – I use Vilene F220.
• Non-Fusible foam ¼ m (1/3 yard) – eg Annies soft and stable, Bosal, Pellon Flex Foam
• Extra firm interfacing 30 x 13cm (12 x 6”) – Decovil or Pellon 71F Peltex.
• 3mm piping cord 30cm (12”)
• 1 x #5 nylon zip 16” or longer
• 4 x 1” rectangular rings
• 102cm (40”) PVC or rubber tubing, outer diameter approx 1cm (3/8”) wide for handles
• (Optional) Stitch on handles 24” or longer– if you don’t want to make your own.
• 4 x ½” Bag feet




The Atelier Bag PDF sewing pattern

PDF Sewing pattern for The Atelier Bag.


Within a few minutes of payment, you will be able to download this PDF pattern. You will be able to print out the pattern from your own computer. The pattern comes with complete instructions featuring diagrams and photos.
YOU WILL NEED ADOBE ACROBAT TO OPEN THE FILE. You probably already have it, but if not, you can download for free at
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Items made using this pattern can be sold in small scale in your own online store, local boutiques, craft fairs, etc. Start your own sewing business today! Please offer Spencer Ogg credit in written descriptions. Please do not share this pattern with anyone, instead direct them to my shop for their own copy! Thank You!
**Because this is an electronic file, there are no refunds once the pattern has been emailed.**

4 reviews for The Atelier Bag PDF sewing pattern


    Amazing, loved this Atelier pattern. First time making rolled handles and the instructions made it a breeze

  2. tinahdee

    Spencer Ogg patterns are the best!

  3. Michelle Cox

    Another fab pattern from Diane


    Love her patterns! No wonder Janome asked her to write a special pattern to celebrate their anniversary. Haven’t started it yet but look forward to trying the different substrates included in directions. Take her Craftsy class! You won’t be disappointed!

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