The Ruffled Runaway PDF Pattern

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The Ruffled Runaway is a cute, modern and fun sew. It features a front and back centre pocket, perfect for your phone or sunglasses and two handy side slip pockets to drop your keys into.

The main compartment closes with a recessed zipper and is quite roomy for such a petite little bag.

Inside is a zipper pocket for stashing your valuables.

The bag has ruffled handle straps and an optional cross body strap which clips into optional grommets at the sides.

Finished size:
Approx. 28cm (11”) W X 20cm (8”) H X 8cm (3”) D.



The PDF pattern for The Ruffled Runaway has 39 pages of instructions which include 96 step by step colour photos.

The pattern comes with written printing instructions as well as video instructions on downloading, saving, and printing for both a PC and Mac.

Pattern pieces are included for both shaped and rectangular pieces, as well as cutting measurements for rectangular pieces, so you can choose your preferred cutting method. Both Metric and Imperial measurements are included!

PLUS, a TEXT ONLY version of the instructions (8 pages) is available separately, for printing purposes. This is great should you not need or wish to print all the photos! Simply refer to your electronic versions for photos if needed! Saves on ink!

The Pattern files come in both A4 and Letter sizes for your printing convenience. A Projector file is included for your convenience.


*Exterior Plain Fabric: 112cm (44”) wide: 60cm (24”)
*Exterior Patterned Fabric: 112cm (44”) wide: 50cm (20”)
*Lining Fabric: 112cm (44”) wide: 60cm (24”)
*Fusible Woven Interfacing: EzeFuse – 114cm (45”) Wide: 1½m (60”)
Substitutes are DHJ501 or Pellon Shape-Flex SF101- 51cm (20”) Wide – 3m (3.3 Yards).
*Matilda’s Own Foam, Soft & Stable, Pellon Flex Foam or Headliner: (Referred to in pattern only as foam): 61cm W X 41cm H (24” W X 16” H)
*Fusible Fleece (Referred to in pattern only as Fleece) – Matilda’s Own, Thermolam Plus or Vilene H640: 46cm W X 20cm H (18” W X 8” H)
*Decovil 1 (Heavy), Peltex 71F, Fast2Fuse or TimTex or 2 layers of Decovil Light (Referred to in pattern only as Decovil 1): 22cm W X 7.3cm H (8 5/8” W X 2 7/8” H)
*2.5cm (1”) Webbing:107cm (42”)
*OPTIONAL: Piping: 46cm (18”)

*1 X #3 Dress Zipper for Zipper Pocket: 23cm (9”) (Or longer cut to size)
*1 X #5 Zipper for Top Zipper Closure: 35cm (14”) (Or longer cut to size)
*1 X Metal Zipper End for Top Zipper Closure
*Optional: 2 X 12mm (1/2”) Grommets for the Adjustable Strap
*Optional: 2 X 32mm (1¼”) Gate Rings for the Adjustable Strap
*Optional: 2 X 25mm (1”) Snap Hooks for the Adjustable Strap
*Optional: 1 X 25mm (1”) Slider for the Adjustable Strap
*Optional: 1-2 X Double Capped Rivets 6mm – 8mm (Stem) (Stem size is a guide only and may vary depending on thickness. I used 6mm size for this bag.) for the Adjustable Strap. NOTE: You can try Chicago Screws as a substitute if rivets scare you!
*Other Items: Wondertape or Fabric Glue, Tailors Chalk or Fading Marker, Fray Stopper, Hole Punches, Rivet & Grommet Setting Tools (if using), plus general sewing items and a hammer.

1 review for The Ruffled Runaway PDF Pattern

  1. ellak

    This is such a fun little bag…..really cute! The photos just don’t do it justice. I even made an enlarged version as well. It sells great in my market stall.

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