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The AllyBee is a bucket-style bag with a cinch closure and unique strap that can be worn as both a shoulder bag and a sling.  There are two adjustable strap sizes to choose from; small/medium or large/X-large.


The exterior can be made from faux leather, genuine leather, cotton, cotton canvas, or cork.  It features a 6.75" x 9" exterior slip pocket that rests against your body when carrying the bag - perfect for your cell phone!


The lining of your AllyBee can be made from cotton, linen, wool, or waterproof canvas. It features one interior zipper pocket and one interior slip pocket.


Finished Size - 10.5"W x 12"H x 7"D

Skill Level - Confident Beginner to Intermediate


Materials List

  • 1 yard of material for the exterior (if you are using vinyl, faux leather, or cork, this is two 18” rolls)
  • 1 yard of woven interfacing for the exterior (only if using cotton, cotton canvas, or other similar-weight fabric)
  • 1/2 yard of lining material
  • 1/2 yard of woven interfacing for the lining (if using cotton, linen, or other similar fabric)
  • 23" x 2" Decovil Light stabilizer
  • 24" Decovil Heavy stabilizer or foam



  • 1 - #5 Zipper cut to 7"
  • 1 - 1" Swivel Clasp
  • 1 - 1" Rectangle Ring
  • 1 - 1" D-Ring
  • 1 - 1" Slide Adjuster
  • 8 - 1/2" (15/32 or 12mm) Grommets
  • 1 - 1/2" Swivel Clasp (optional key fob)
  • 4 - Purse Feet (optional)
  • Edge Paint
  • Rivets


An accompanying YouTube video tutorial will walk you through each step.


As always, please email me with questions at


Most of all, have fun and enjoy your AllyBee!


Happy Sewing!



This purchase is for a physical print pattern to construct The AllyBee, not a completed bag.  Full-size pattern pieces are included. All sales are final.

The AllyBee - Print Version

SKU: 7952767711428
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