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This file include the full pattern and pattern pieces for The AllyBee at 80% of its original size.  If you already purchased the original size AllyBee, purchase the 80% pattern pieces only as the pattern instructions are identical.


The AllyBee is a bucket style bag with a unique shoulder strap. AllyBee can be worn as a shoulder bag or a sling.  The bag can be made from leather, faux leather, vinyl, cork or cotton canvas for the exterior and cotton, linen, wool, or waterproof canvas for the interior.  You will receive 29 pages of step-by-step PDF instructions with multiple color photos, and pattern pieces.  Some of the pieces need to be cut from measurements. There is also a YouTube video that will assist you with construction on the Simply Classic YouTube channel.


The bag is for the confident beginner to intermediate bag maker and depending on the materials used, may be made on a domestic or industrial sewing machine.


The bag features include:


  • A unique and classy shoulder strap.
  • An attached adjustable strap that will allow the bag to be worn as a sling bag.  There are two adjustible strap sizes, small/medium or large/X-large.
  • An exterior slip pocket that is 5.25" wide by 7.25" deep and rests against your back when carrying the bag.
  • An interior zipper pocket.
  • An interior slip pocket.
  • An interior key fob.
  • A cinch closure design.
  • Finished size:8.25” W x 10” H X 5.5” D


Materials & Supplies:


  • 1 yard of material for the exterior of the bag (2 rolls of 18" x 54" textile if using faux leather, vinyl or cork) 
  • 1/2 yard of cotton or linen lining fabric  and 1/2 yard of woven interfacing OR 1/2 yard of waterproof canvas
  • 24" of stabilizer (decovil heavy or foam)
  • 23" x 2" piece of decovil light
  • 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)
  • 1 - #5 zipper cut to 7"
  • 4 - purse feet (optional)
  • Edge Paint
  • Rivets


This is a digital download and therefore cannot be refunded once purchased. 

The AllyBee 80% Full Pattern

SKU: AllyBee80
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