Zuma Sling Bag – with video tutorial & SVG files

(2 customer reviews)




  • Spacious and versatile hands-free bag to wear across your back or chest
  • Gender-neutral rectangular design allows for a wide variety of styles
  • Roomy interior main compartment for everyday gear or travel
  • Accordion wings allow you to see deep inside your bag without its contents spilling out
  • Large multifunction Lining Slip Pocket holds tablet, gadgets, book, and more
  • Lining Zipper Pocket organizes smaller items
  • Curved vertical front exterior zipper pocket is ideal for your phone
  • The adjustable crossbody strap created from webbing includes detailed instructions for stitching a functional and decorative “X” square
  • SVG files included for use with cutting machines
  • Sew Along tutorial videos walk through every step of the instructions
  • This is an intermediate-level pattern. Some experience with zippers and bag making is helpful.


DIMENSIONS:   11 1/2″ height x 8″ width x 3″ depth

YOUTUBE SEW ALONG TUTORIALS:  https://www.youtube.com/c/HolditRightTherePatterns

LOOKBOOK:  Click HERE for inspiration from testers’ gorgeous Zuma Sling Bags

SVG FILES:  To unzip the SVG files included with your purchase for use with cutting machines, please watch the excellent tutorial by mgrahamsews HERE.


Detailed, step-by-step instructions are accompanied by photos and illustrations, as well as sew along tutorial videos. SVG files are included for use with a cutting machine. Printable pattern templates are provided for all fabric and interfacing pieces. The cutting chart makes a handy project checklist, designating the fabrics, interfacing, and stabilizer for each pattern piece. I include printable labels to keep your prepared fabric pieces organized while you sew. A team of 15 testers vetted this pattern, testing varied methods and interfacings, editing, revising, and clarifying — ensuring your successful outcome.


  • Fabric I: Fabric I: 1 1/8 yard canvas or quilting cotton (This is the main, exterior fabric)
  • Fabric II: 1 1/3 yard quilting cotton or waterproof canvas (WPC) (This is the lining fabric)


INTERFACING: *Omit interfacing if using waterproof canvas (WPC), waxed canvas, cork, vinyl, or leather.

  • 3 yards of 20” Woven Interfacing (Pellon SF 101, or similar)
  • 7” x 7” piece of Ultra Firm Stabilizer for the Strap Tab and Bag Base (70F Pellon Peltex or similar)
  • 1/2  yard of EITHER low loft Fusible Fleece (Pellon 987F, or similar) OR Fusible Foam (Pellon FF78F1 Flex Foam or similar)



  • 2 (1”) D-Rings
  • 1 (1 1/2”) Swivel Hook
  • 1 (1 1/2”) Slide
  • 2 (11”) #5 zippers
  • 1 (26”) #5 zipper with double pulls
  • 54” x 1 1/2” Webbing
  • 2 1/2 yards Double Fold 1/2” Bias Tape
  • Fabric Glue (such as Fabri-Tac)
  • Fabric Sealant (such as Dritz Fray Check)
  • Double-sided Tape
  • Fabric Marking Pen
  • Stiletto Tool
  • 2 Double-Capped rivets (optional)




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Barring mass production and/or manufacturing, you may sell the finished Zuma Slings you create from my pattern.  Distribution or replication of pattern and/or instructions is expressly prohibited.

Due to the digital nature of this product, I cannot make refunds or accept returns.

If at any time, you have questions while making the bag, please contact me, and I will gladly be of assistance.


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2 reviews for Zuma Sling Bag – with video tutorial & SVG files

  1. Karen N. (Verified Buyer)

    I loved making this pattern. It was a very easy sew because the directions were explicit as well as the video on YouTube.

    Image #1 from Karen N.
  2. Mary Richardson (Verified Buyer)


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