With a finished size of 15" x 11", today's showcased bag is not only roomy, but has seven pockets inside. The stylish bucket bag is designed to be made with thickish materials, such as upholstery fabric or leather.
Mayra, from So Sew Easy, shows how to make a Bucket Bag, which incorporates grommets, a magnetic closure and a tassel. Due to the thick fabrics, this is not a project for beginners. As well as a comprehensive, two part tutorial, there is a free pattern to download. Although designed for thickish fabrics, there are instructions detailing how to adapt quilting cottons.