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#1 Duffle Bag Pattern | Wanderlust Duffle Bag Pattern

#1 Duffle Bag Pattern | Wanderlust Duffle Bag Pattern

Embark on a journey with the Wanderlust Duffle Bag pattern from Peekaboo Pattern Shop. In this blog post, we'll unravel the secrets behind this versatile design, exploring its unique features, practicality, and the endless possibilities it offers for both seasoned travelers and novices alike. We'll tell you everything you need to know about sizing, fabric selection, and more. We'll also point out our detailed video tutorial as well as show you what some of our other customers think of the pattern. 

Let's get started! 

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Duffle Bag Sewing Pattern Options

The Wanderlust Duffle Bag pattern from Peekaboo Pattern Shop is a treasure trove of options, offering a myriad of possibilities to tailor your creation to suit your style and needs. From varied sizes to pocket configurations, this pattern caters to diverse preferences. Want a compact carry-on or a spacious weekender? The pattern accommodates both, allowing you to select the size that fits your travel plans. Additionally, the assortment of pockets, whether interior or exterior, enables customization for organizing essentials or stashing quick-access items. The pattern's flexibility doesn't end there; it extends to the choice of straps—opt for sturdy handles or a comfortable crossbody strap. With an array of choices, the Wanderlust Duffle Bag pattern ensures that your creation isn't just a bag, but a reflection of your individuality and practical needs.

Get ready for an adventure with the Wanderlust Duffle Bag Pattern! Pack up your duffle for travel, sports, camping, the beach, and so much more! With 4 included sizes, you can sew the perfect size bag for any outing. This Duffle Bag sewing pattern includes the following options:

  • 4 Sizes: 12", 16", 20" and 24" (see listing photos for detailed dimensions)
  • View A: Round-End Caps
  • View B: Rectangular End Caps
  • Basic or Pleated Pockets
  • Zipper Pocket
  • Shoulder Strap

A video tutorial is available HERE. 

PDF Sewing Pattern comes with a full tutorial and color photos in an easy-to-print PDF. Pattern pieces are computer generated. Pattern includes layers so you can just print off the size you need, an A0 format for printing at a copy shop, and a projector format. 

An instant download link will be sent to your email as soon as payment is completed. Save the PDF to your computer and print it off as many times as you like.

Duffle Bag Pattern Video Tutorial

This is an intermediate sewing pattern. Luckily, we have an excellent video tutorial for you to go through each step:

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Fabric Options

Choosing the best fabric to sew a duffle bag depends on your specific needs and preferences. However, a popular choice is canvas fabric. Canvas is known for its durability and strength, making it ideal for bags that will be used frequently and carry heavy items. It is also resistant to wear and tear, making it suitable for long-lasting use. Another advantage of canvas is that it can be easily customized with different colors or patterns, allowing you to create a unique and stylish duffle bag. Additionally, canvas fabric is relatively easy to work with, making it a good option for both beginners and experienced sewers.

You might also try duck cloth, leather, etc. You could even use quilting cotton fabric with fusible fleece or thermoloam for extra weight. You'll also need some quilting cotton to use as the lining fabric.

Pattern Sizing

The Wanderlust Duffle Bag comes in four sizes - check out the sizing chart below: 

duffle bag sizing

The pattern also includes all the info you need for the strap length, sewing a zipper pouch on the side of the bag, and more.

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Customer Reviews

"Wanderlust duffle pattern is great. I made several duffle bags this Christmas, and used a different pattern for each so my grandchildren wouldn't be confused by the similarity of most of the fabric. Wanderlust pattern was by far the best! Wonderful directions and all measurements and directions were precise and correct. Far and away better than any others I used. There was one that was also good but did not have a lining, so it was simpler." - Laurie

"What a great little pattern this is! Yup, successfully finished with a bag, so the pattern definitely works. Really enjoyed the versatility I was able to achieve and can't wait to make some more. I used a combination of leatherette and cotton woven, and am very happy with the results." - Jenny

"The pattern was easy to use. The directions were clear and the bag went together easily. I plan to make a number of these." - Ronna

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Alright - now its time to get your sewing machine, select your durable fabric pieces, print out your pattern template, buy some bag hardware from amazon or elsewhere, and get started sewing. You'll find that this digital pdf sewing pattern has a great sewing tutorial that makes for an easy assembly for a great every day duffle bag. Make it with a zipper pocket compartment for even more storage. The Wanderlust Duffle Bag is the perfect weekend bag or travel bag for all your kids adventures.

How do I care for my duffle bag to keep its pattern looking new?

To care for your duffle bag pattern and keep it looking new, it's best to follow the instructions provided by the manufacturer. Generally, you can use a mild detergent and a soft cloth to gently clean any stains or dirt. Avoid harsh chemicals or abrasive materials that could damage the pattern.

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