That Flap Saddlebag Tips & Tricks

That Flap Saddlebag Tips and Tricks - Andrie Designs

Hello bag makers! The That Flap Saddlebag pattern is a saddlebag-type bag, with a variety of applique motifs included making each and every bag completely unique!! With all the options in the pattern, we decided to round up some tips and tricks for this creative bag! Check out all the pattern hacks, tutorials and more below to help you out on your bag-making adventure!

Not familiar with the That Flap Saddlebag pattern? Not to worry! You can find it here.

Pattern Hacks

First up we have some fun pattern hacks! From hacking your applique to creating a unique strap, we cover some fun tricks! Click each image to be taken to the tutorial!

How to Split your Applique - Andrie Designs

Creating and Adjustable Strap - Andrie Designs

Creating a Double Sided Strap - Andrie Designs

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Free Tutorials

Next up we have some free tutorials to help make your bag come together with ease! We have written and video tutorials so you have many different ways to learn! Click the image to be taken to the post or our free video tutorials on YouTube!

Installing A Prong Back Turn Lock - Andrie Designs

Installing A Screw In Turn Lock - Andrie Designs

Stitching Curves and Odd Shapes- Andrie Designs

Stitching Curves - Andrie Designs

Creating a Zipper Pocket - Andrie Designs

Basting Fabric to Foam - Andrie Designs

Easing a Gusset in to Place - Andrie Designs

Pattern Inspiration

Lastly, we thought we would reshare our pattern inspiration post from when the pattern launched. It’s the perfect amount of inspiration from our pattern testers!

That Flap Saddlebag - Andrie Designs


We hope these hacks, tips and tricks help you while you sew your next That Flap Saddlebag! Which was your favourite hack or tip? Let us know below!


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