the Bangle Buddie

(For info about fabrics we’ve used in our samples,
scroll down to read the blog post featuring that particular sample OR…click HERE)

With a Grab n’ Go Handle!

  • Storage– Two roomy, zippered & completely separate storage compartments,
    sized right for virtually ANY wallet!
  • Go Handsfree!– All it takes is an O-ring & an extra strap
    to quickly & easily convert your Bangle Buddie to a backpack! (see below)
  • Be a Show-off!– Go ahead & showcase your passion for piecework, applique, embroidery,
    bedazzling, fussy cutting or coordinated prints on your Bangle Buddie exterior!
Converts to a BackPack (w/an O-ring & extra strap)

Color Pictorial Helps are just a click away!

Click on the links below to access a few color pdf’s
that might be helpful during the following construction steps!


Here’s a few of the beautiful fabrics we used in the Bangle Buddie samples we created during the run-up to this pattern release!
Left to right they are: DreamscapesII, Swan Lake, and Coin Posey.

Just click HERE

for more info about these or any of the other beautiful bag fabrics we carry!

Watch how the Bangle Buddie pattern
was conceived & developed!

Including insider info about the fabrics we used for each sample!
Come along on the creative journey with us by clicking each link individually.

Purse Dimensions: 9.5" X 12" X 4.5"

Fabric Needs

  • Exterior- 1/2 yard (for Bag Front, Back, Strap + Handle
  • Contrast- 1/4 yard (for Bag Sides + Base)
  • Lining- 5/8 yard (for Bag Interior)
  • Fusible Interfacing- 1/2 yard X 20" wide (we recommend CraftFuse by Pellon)
  • Foam Stabilizer- one 8.5" X 31" piece

Other Supplies Needed

  • 2 each- 22" (or longer) purse zipper
  • 1 each- 1" wide slide buckle
  • 2 each- 1" wide D-rings
  • 2 each- 1" wide swivel snap hooks
  • 91 inches- 1" wide cotton webbing
  • 90 inches- 1 3/8" wide double fold bias tape (we recommend making your own (instructions in pattern)
  • 9 inches- 3/4" foldover elastic (bias tape can be substituted)
  • 13 inches- 3/4" wide FLAT elastic