Basic Dress Bag


This no-frills bag provides lightweight protection and storage in a very easy sewing pattern.

Receive $2.00 off bag pattern with purchase of solo dress pattern.  Use promo code BAG2OFF at checkout.

In stock (can be backordered)

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This simple garment bag is lightweight and the perfect shape for solo dresses.  It features a central zipper and an optional pouch sewn to a hanger, which can be used to hold capes, hair pieces, Bobby pins and other small accessories.

This is a no-frills pattern that is achievable for sewers of almost any skill level.

3 sizes included!

Additional information

Weight 3.5 oz



Printed vs. PDF Format

Printed Patterns
•Printed patterns come ready to use.
•Printed on sturdy, white paper.
•Two shipping speeds available.

PDF/Print-at-Home Patterns
•Print-at-home patterns are sent to your email in PDF format.  Download links last 30 days, so download your patterns promptly.
•Patterns print on standard home-printer paper, so much assembly is required.
•Available in ‘Letter’ Size – 8.5×11 inches’ (US/Canada) and ‘A4′ Size – 210×297 mm’ (International)

Fabric Requirements

To determine the right size of bag for your dress, lay the dress flat on a table.  Measure across the widest part of the skirt as well as the full length from neck to hem.  Neither should exceed the following measurements:
Small – 28″
Medium – 32″
Large – 37″

–Fabric Requirements–
45-60″ width fabric

Bag only:
Small – 1 2/3 yds
Medium – 2 1/4 yds
Large – 2 2/3 yds

Bag with pouch:
Small – 2 1/4 yds
Medium – 2 3/4 yds
Large – 3 1/4 yds

Zipper length:
Small – 30″or longer
Medium – 35″ or longer
Large – 40″ or longer

Notions:  One zipper of length requirements above.  One hanger, for optional pouch.  1/3 yd velcro, for optional pouch.