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The Lauren Bag Pattern
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From the Blogger: "You can never have enough bags in your handmade collection! Add The Lauren Bag to your next project list. Measuring 15" wide and 12" high and made with sturdy canvas and fleece interfacing, this bag is sure to be your favorite go-to accessory this spring. Accent with some fabric flowers and leather straps to give a designer feel. This will definitely be the talk of town at your next get together. You can also customize to include inner pockets. Show off your handmade skills with this beauty."

Project TypeMake a Project

Time to CompleteIn an evening

Sewn byMachine


Materials List

  • 1 yard canvas
  • 1 yard cotton lining
  • 1 yard fleece interfacing
  • 18" zipper
  • 12' leather straps

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Where did you purchase the leather handle?

Hello! It sounds like the blogger reused a strap from an older bag she already had.

Another really good project for anyone relatively new to sewing and, in fact, to everyone else too. Besides the bag design I really love the handle! I have no idea why Remona Gopaul has not simply made the pattern available at the first click but, nonetheless, it is worth the extra effort to get to the actual instructions.

I cannot get the pattern to download from this site. Is there another way to get the pattern? I really want to make this purse for daughter and granddaughter.

Hi Fiddledeede, if you scroll down toward the bottom of the page, there is a link that say "FULL FREE PATTERN and TUTORIAL HERE." Click that link, and you should be able to download the pattern. I hope that helps!

I LOVE the print and design of this purse! It looks so professional, and seems like something you would spot in Anthropologie or a whimsical boutique.

Thank you so much!

I love this bag pattern and I love the fabric! Not only does it have an adorable print, but canvas is so durable.

Thank you so much for the kind words.


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