Everyday Fanny Pack

A ubiquitous waist bag or small sling for everyday adventures.

  • Launch your MYOG journey with our popular beginner-friendly Everyday Fanny Pack
  • Learn to sew zippers, sew curves, and work with technical pack fabrics
  • Newly minted detailed illustrated instructions accompany the sewalong video

Sewing Skill Level - Beginner

Everyday Fanny Pack is intended as a first major MYOG project. After familiarizing with your machine and sewing a few stuff sacks, this bag will set you on your way to making backpacks and more complicated gear.

Digital Sewing Pattern

  • Print at home pattern suitable for both Letter and A4 sized paper
  • New in Nov 2023 - Detailed step-by-step sewing instructions accompanied by sewalong video
  • List of recommended materials

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Materials and Fabrics

See Technical Fabrics for more options and details about pack making fabrics.

Material Samples

Material Description Links
Shell Fabric ECOPAC EPX200 recycled laminated pack fabric Ripstop by the Roll logo
Pocket Lining Fabric PU Coated Ripstop Nylon Ripstop by the Roll logo
Binding Nylon or polyester grosgrain ribbon, 5/8-3/4" (16-20mm) wide Ripstop by the Roll logo

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Suggested needle and thread pairing

  • 🪡 Microtex size 80/12 or 90/14
  • 🧵 Gutermann MARA 70 - Tex 40 polyester thread

Additional Resources

Sewalong: Tips, tricks and detailed construction
Don't get snagged with Zippers
Sewing turns and tight curves