Crimson and Clover Train Cases

Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 1 customer rating
(5 customer reviews)


These train cases come in 3 different sizes: small, medium, and large. Each case features a zipper on the exterior, and several pockets and compartments on the inside. Add some optional piping to give your case an extra bit of attention! Perfect for make-up, sewing supplies, or other small findings, this is the perfect case to grab and go!

The pdf pattern includes 16 pages of sewing instructions, complete with 31 step-by-step color photos.

Click here to read more details about this sewing pattern and see all of the tester bags!

 Finished Size:

  • Small {6” long x 4” tall x 5” deep}
  • Medium {8” long x 5” tall x 6″ deep}
  • Large {10” long x 6” tall x 8” deep}




Supplies (will make 1 train case)

  • 1/2 yard of exterior fabric
  • 1 yard of lining fabric
  • Optional for piping: Fat quarter of solid fabric
  • 1-1/4 yards of 20” wide Pellon® SF-101 Shape Flex® fusible woven interfacing (or light-weight fusible interfacing)
  • 1/2 yard of By Annie’s Soft and Stable™, available at local quilt shops or on-line (Soft and Stable is a 1/8” thick, foam sew-in interfacing; you can also substitute a needled fleece fusible interfacing for the Soft and Stable, such as Pellon #TP971F Thermolam Plus fusible interfacing)
  • Optional: 1/4 yard Pellon #70 Peltex sew-in interfacing (or extra-heavy interfacing) for a firm lid/bottom – recommended for the larger sizes, or if planning to put heavy things or lots of cosmetics in the finished bag!
  • Optional for piping: 5/32” cotton cording (small – 1-1/3 yard; medium – 2 yard; large 2-1/4 yard)
  • Regular zipper for exterior (small – 20”; medium – 26” (24” will work but you may see the metal zipper stop);              large – 32”) – or use a zipper roll; do not trim until directed to
  • Regular zipper for lining (small – 7”; medium – 9”; large – 12”) – feel free to use a longer zipper and trim down
  • Optional for piping: 2-1/2 yard Pellon Wonder Under tape  –OR-  fabric glue for glue basting

Check out this helpful video on attaching the lid/bottom to the cases.

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Sewn items made from Sew Sweetness sewing patterns may be sold by the home sewist at craft fairs and on-line.

This listing is for a pdf pattern, not the actual finished bag. Upon purchase, pdf sewing pattern will be immediately delivered to your e-mail address.

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Additional information

Weight 3 oz
Dimensions 6 x 9 x .5 in
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5 reviews for Crimson and Clover Train Cases

  1. (verified owner)

    Found this patter for the Train Case in the latest edition of love Patchwork and Quilting and thought I would make one of these for all my favourite girlfriends. Thank you for taking the time to work out this pattern. Once I have made some I will send you a photo of my labours!!
    Kind regards
    Deana in Cornwall

  2. I really love your Crimson and Clover train bags!! Just discovered them. Can I get the paper version?

  3. Where do you get your two-way zippers for the train cases?

  4. (verified owner)

  5. Rated 5 out of 5

    If I order this pattern would it be difficult to make some size adjustments so it could be used as a case to carry an equistrian riding helmet?

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