Metro Hipster Bag

Metro Hipster Bag

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Pattern available as a downloadable PDF

The Metro Hipster Bag sewing pattern makes a cross-body bag to get you where you’re going with style and functionality. The front of the bag has a roomy bellows pocket with a top flap and hardware closure. The top of the bag has a recessed zipper with a shoulder strap attached to the front and back allowing the bag to hang close to the body. Inside, the lining has a padded pocket, sized to fit most iPads, to keep your tablet secure with room to spare for a magazine and personal items.

Skill Level: Eager Intermediate

You have taken a few sewing classes or have sewn from a sewing pattern before. You’ve completed several projects and are eager to try new techniques.

Digital Pattern Details: Printable PDF instructions include color photographs, pattern templates, detailed diagrams, glossary and all the assembly directions you’ll need to make the Metro Hipster Bag.

Finished Dimensions: 11″ W x 13″ H x 2″ D

Materials you’ll need to make the Metro Hipster Bag:
1/3 yard 45-54” wide printed cotton canvas or other mid-weight fabric for Main Fabric
1/3 yard 45-54” waxed cotton canvas or other mid-weight fabric for Accent Fabric
½ yard 45” wide cotton for lining fabric
2 yards of 20” wide woven cotton interfacing
½ yard of 45” wide Batting or fleece interlining
2 yards of 1” wide nylon webbing
10” non-separating zipper (Or use a longer zipper and shorten it)
3 metal D-rings, 1” wide
1 metal slider buckle, 1” wide
1 metal swivel clip, 1” wide
1 ¾” length of Velcro, 1” wide
Coordinating or contrasting thread
Straight pins, paper clips or Wonderclips™
Fabric Shears
Disappearing ink fabric marker


  • Emma Pedersen

    Where can I purchase swivel clips?

    • Hi Emma,
      You can find them in stores like Joann’s in the purse making hardware area. I like to buy them online by searching on I also plan to sell hardware kits for the Metro Hipster bag in my etsy shop in the near future. Check back on the blog for updates!

  • Looking for Fabric on Caitlyn handbag –same fabric pattern

    • That fabric has been discontinued and is difficult to find, I’m afraid. You can visit my etsy shop to see if any of the other prints from that collection suit you.

  • Joy

    Are we able to sell bags made from your patterns?


    • The bag patterns or for non-commercial, personal use only. Thank you.

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