Ikabanana bag

  • Details
  • The banana bag pattern offers 3 sizes and 3 shape options, to accompany the family in everyday activities. There's a basic shape option, an option with 2 panels in front to work two-tone effects and a shape option with flat pleats in front. The back can also be made simply as a basic one-piece or with a zipped pocket.
    Full lining. Wide zipped opening for optimum convenience. Inside pocket, optional outside zipped pocket. Optional back handle. Adjustable shoulder strap and faux leather or leather pompom.

    Skill level : easy to intermediate

    What you will learn with this pattern: how to assemble lining, zippers, pockets and shoulder strap.

    Find all the supplies you need to sew an IKABANANA fanny pack here (on ikatee.fr)

    A video is available with free access on the website.

    Sizes S, M, L 

    S-size bag: 27 x 14 x 5,5 cm = 105/8x 51/2 x 21/8 in. (W x H x D)
    M-size bag: 37 x 19 x 8 cm = 145/8 x 71/2 x 31/8 in. (W x H x D)
    L-size bag: 47 x 24,5 x 10,5 cm= 181/2 x 95/8 x 41/8 in. (W x H x D)

    W x H x D  = Width* x Height x Depth
    *Width excluding side pieces for shoulder strap attachment

    The S-size bag is ideal for children, or for adults who want a small bag for everyday use. The M-size is perfect for adults (male or female); it's also suitable for children in maxi fanny pack. The L-size is a very large fanny pack, more suitable for adults.


    - Outer fabric: medium to heavy-weight woven fabric (230-400 gsm = 0,5 to 0,88 lbsm) such as canvas, gabardine, denim, velvet or corduroy, wool, oilcloth, quilted fabric, faux leather or leather, jacquard. Thinner fabrics such as waffle, linen or ribstop (nylon parachute fabric) for a "soft bag" effect, or to be reinforced with interfacing for extra hold. Sherpa fabric is also an option.

    - Lining: cotton poplin, chambray, seersucker, thin linen.