The Olive Swing Bag is versatile and stylish. Fully reversible, it’s like two bags in one. Make it with your favorite complementary prints or pair vintage pillowcases together for a retro look. Also included are instructions for a coordinating sunglasses case to keep your shades handy and protected.
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
You are familiar with your sewing machine and have taken a sewing class or have learned to sew from a book or video. You have successfully sewn a few small projects and are ready to learn more.
Printed pattern Details: This pattern is available in printed form at retailers near you.
Digital Pattern Details: Printable PDF instructions include color photographs, pattern templates, diagrams, glossary and all the assembly directions you’ll need to make The Olive Swing Bag and Eyeglasses Case.
Olive Swing Bag (16″ W x 10″ H x 3″ D with a 16″ shoulder drop)
Sunglasses Case (7″ x 4″ x 1″)
Materials you’ll need to make the Olive Swing Bag:
Olive Swing Bag:
¾ yard of 45″ wide main fabric and lining fabric (or two standard size pillowcases)
1 ½ yards of 20″ wide fusible woven interfacing (for use with lightweight fabrics)
One package of Extra Wide Double Fold Bias Tape in coordinating color (3 yards, ½” wide)
4 buttons, 1-1 ¼” diameter
Leftover fabric or pillowcase scraps from making the Olive Swing Bag (or two 9″ x 11″ rectangles in complimentary fabrics)
One 9″x 11″ piece of fusible fleece or batting
One magnetic snap, ¾”
One ¾” button (optional)