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SnapN'Go Duffle Bag

SnapN'Go Duffle Bag

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No part of this pattern may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without prior permission of Sewfisticated Craft Designs.

Not for Commercial or Workshop use.  You may sew to sell. Credit is appreciated.

NOTE - You are buying a digital PDF sewing pattern and NOT a physical product.  Strictly NO refunds due to its digital's nature.  

Downloadable Files

You may access DIRECTLY from your SCD account -Downloadable files under your Account details. 

There is a LIMIT of 5 downloads, kindly download it to your devices for ease of access. 

Using your computer and Adobe Reader, print the pattern pieces at ACTUAL and measure the 1” or 2.5/3 cm test box to make sure that your pattern pieces are printed at the correct size. Note that tablet/handphone may have deviations.

The pattern pieces are designed to print in either A4 or US Letter paper size.


All cutting measurements given throughout the pattern are width x height.

Measurements are given both in Imperial (Inches) and Metrics (CM) units.

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27th January 2023 

You should receive 4 PDF files. ALL pattern pieces are provided except the webbing straps. 

  1. Pattern Instructions with 40 pages and over 150 photos
  2. Pattern Pieces for the REGULAR version
  3. Pattern Pieces for the SLIM version
  4. Projector File for the REGULAR and the SLIM version


Be inspired by Testers' Makes
Packing Video - The Magic Bag
Video tutorial by Jess Oklaroots and  Sew Honey Bea 
My Inspiration 

SnapN'Go Duffle Bag was inspired by my recent Japan trip.

I went crazy buying as many popcorn buckets as I could from Disneyland! I had difficulties pushing the luggage while using a shopping bag as shopping bags do not have luggage sleeves for security. I kept stopping to prevent the bags from falling off luggage while keeping an eye on my daughter to see if she can cope with her own luggage and shopping bag. Another crazy mama's day trying to keep everything in order.  I need a Magic Bag!


Slim and Regular versions.
Both are the same sizes with Regular version catering to thicker fabric base.


Slim Version

  • Open - 17 1/8" x 13 3/16" x 6 3/8" (43.5 x 33.5 x 16.2 cm)
  • Folded in the Pocket Pouch - 8 1/2" x 7 1/2" (20.3 x 19 cm)

Regular Version (with Gusset)

  • Open - 17 1/8" x 13 3/16" x 6 3/8" (43.5 x 33.5 x 16.2 cm)
  • Folded in the Pocket Pouch - 9 1/16" x 7 1/2 x 1 5/8" (23 x 19 x 4.2 cm)

WHY SnapN'Go Duffle Bag?

  • Customize your own SnapN'Go Duffle Bag with various options
  • 2 versions in ONE pattern - Slim and Regular (with pocket gusset)
  • 3 different methods of sewing
  • Beginner and Domestic Machine Friendly
  • Foldable with a built-in pouch secured by Kam Snap
  • Luggage sleeve with usable pocket
  • Slip pocket
  • Compact and light-weight
  • Uses less than 1 yard fabric for both versions
  • Projector file
  • Video tutorial 

One can always use an extra duffle bag especially when it is foldable and light-weight to carry around in their daily bag.  Perfect to bring "The Magic Bag" for shopping, traveling and even to the beach!

3 different methods of sewing

2 versions in 1 pattern!

NO interfacing with minimal hardware!

Compact & Light-weight!

I'm Small yet MIGHTY!

I have tested its load bearing capabilities for more than 6 hours with 15lbs (6.8kg) worth of items. There are no signs of wear and tear for the fabric base that are recommended above, for both binding and serger methods.

Customized your OWN Duffle Bag with options provided!



  • Fabric Less than 1 yard (W53" x H36")
  • Zipper By The Yard (#5 Nylon) 23 5/8" (60 cm)
  • [2] Zipper pull
  • [2] 1" (2.5 cm) D Ring
  • [2] Kam Snap 
  • [1] 3/4" (1.9 cm) Swivel Clasp for Key Leash
  • Bias Tape
    • 4.4 - 6.2 Yard (402 - 564 cm)
  • Seat Belt Webbing
    • 2.63 - 3.2 Yard (240 - 293 cm)
  • Crossbody Strap (Optional Seat Belt Webbing)
    • 45” to 60” (114 cm to 152 cm)
    • [2] Swivel Clasps + [1] Slider - 1" - 11/2" (2.5 - 3.8 cm)


Deciding on your fabric combination (Important!). This is not your usual Duffle Bag as it will be folded into a pocket. Thickness of the fabric is the key in deciding which version is suitable. The below list is not exhaustive but includes the bases that we have tested.

    Slim Version

    • Crease/Wrinkle resistant fabric such as polycanvas.
    • Ripstop, polyester or nylon waterproof/water resistant canvas 210D (without PVC coating).
    • Nylon fabric is more pliable than polyester but it tends to be more slippery which may be harder to fold into the pouch.
    • Thickness not more than 0.2 mm.

    Regular Version (with Gusset)

    • Slim fabric recommendation + adjustable straps.
    • Waterproof/water resistant canvas 420D/600D.
    • Water-repellent fabric 75D with woven backing.
    • Thickness not more than 0.3 mm or 335 gsm.

      Fabric Not Recommended

      • Fabric that requires interface (CW/CL).
      • Fabric that has PVC coating as it will disintegrate over time.
      • Fabric that is stretchable.


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