Noodlehead Sewing Pattern - Sandhill Sling Bag
The Sandhill Sling sewing pattern by indie pattern brand Noodlehead.
Sew this sling style bag to carry your daily necessities or to take for travel. It’s convenient sling design allows for easy access as well as being out of the way when you’re not using it. It is compact yet roomy enough for the essentials.
Choose from a front zippered pocket (View A) or a patch pocket (View B), both come in handy for quick access to smaller items. An adjustable strap makes it easy to wear. Perfect for biking or daily use!
At Truro Fabrics we're a small, family-run business in the heart of Cornwall, UK. We love compiling our carefully chosen fabric collections and sharing beautiful products with our customers. All orders are lovingly wrapped in recycled tissue and re-purposed packaging, ready to arrive and be made into exciting creations!
Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced Beginner
Approx. Finished Dimensions: 7” wide by 3” deep, 11” tall [17.8 cm x 7.6 cm x 28 cm]
Fabric Requirements & Hardware:
60cm (5/8 yard) Exterior Fabric. For example Canvas (8-10 oz. weight)
60cm (5/8 yard) Lining Fabric (includes interior pocket). Quilting cotton or lightweight canvas.
140cm Medium Weight Fusible Woven Interfacing
40.6 cm head-to-head handbag zipper*^ for top closure
25.4 cm handbag zipper*^ for front pocket closure (View A) OR 14mm magnetic snap/size 24 metal spring snap (View B)
1”-wide d-ring AND 1 ½”-wide strap slider AND 1 ½”-wide swivel snap [25mm d-ring, 38mm strap slider and swivel snap]
1.5 yards of 1 ½”-wide cotton webbing OR ADD ¼ yard to Exterior fabric requirement (1 yd total) for making a fabric strap
* you can substitute by-the-yard zipper tape, you’ll need 1 yard total and three pulls
^ pattern assumes zipper tape width of 1 ¼”, zippers are intentionally longer to allow for ease of construction
Additional supplies + tools: Polyester thread, water-soluble pen/tailor’s chalk, cutting mat, ruler, rotary cutter, size 14 or 16 denim or Microtex needle, (optional) glue or glue pen or 1/4"-wide fusible web tape, (optional for interior pocket) ¼ yard of ¼”-wide elastic, setting tool if using spring snap.
Your paper pattern will include: instruction booklet with step-by-step instructions and professional illustrations, pattern sheet for Shoulder Connector and corner template, and rotary cutting instructions/measurements for all other pattern pieces (just cut and sew, no need to cut out pattern pieces), all tucked into a resealable poly bag.
Sell finished items! You (the purchaser of this pattern) can sell finished sewn items made using this pattern (on a home-based scale), credit to Anna Graham www.noodle-head.com is appreciated!