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The Acacia Sling is perfect for carrying your essentials and a few extras while you are traveling or out and about! The sleek exterior mixes classic, modern, and minimalist styles with a bit of flair to create something truly unique! Customize your Acacia to your style, and take it on all of your adventures!

Acacia Sling Video Tour:





  • Secure Exterior Closure

  • Roomy Main Interior Compartment

  • Interior Cardslots

  • 2 Interior Zipper Pockets

  • Option of Simplistic (1) or Dual (2) Interior Slip Pocket

  • Exterior Back Zipper Pocket

  • Written Instructions as well as detailed pictures

  • YouTube/Video Tutorial Links

  • Printable, Projector, and A0 Files

  • Cut files (SVG, Studio3, and Brother Scan & Cut)




8”W x 10.5”H x 3”D




Fabric Requirements

  • (1) Roll Exterior (Vinyl, Faux Leather, Cork)

  • 3/4 yard Interior (Cotton Woven, recommended)



  • 3 yards woven interfacing (ex. Pellon SF101)

  • Scrap piece of Decovil light at least 3/4” x 6.5”, and 1/2” x 1”

  • For a more structured look: an additional layer of woven interfacing or Decovil light may be used in place of single woven interfacing layer on the Front Panel Exterior piece.

    • If using this option, trim down the outer edges on the additional interfacing/stabilizer by 1/2” all around the Front Panel piece.)



  • 2 yards 1.5” Webbing

  • 1 yard #5 Zipper Tape and 4-5 zipper pulls

  • 16.5” with 1-2 pulls (main bag zipper), 7.75” with 1 pull (back exterior zipper), 5.75” with 1 pull
    (interior zipper pockets, cut 2)

  • (1-2) 1” D-Ring (2 if two side connectors are desired)

  • (1) 1” O-Ring

  • (3) 1.5” Swivel Clasps

  • (1) 1.5” D-Ring

  • (1) 1.5” Slider

  • (3-5) Sets of 8mm Double Cap Rivets


Other Materials

  • 1/2” Double Fold Bias Tape (1yd)

  • Double Sided Tape (DST)

  • Acrylic Edge Paint

  • Exacto Knife

  • Lighter

  • Fabric Pen




The Acacia Sling is catergorized as an intermediate skill level bag due to techniques requiring familiarity. There is a full video sew along included with the pattern for visual learners and those who prefer a little more detail about sewing bags.


**Every Part of this pattern can be done on a domestic machine.  You do not need an industrial to sew this bag!**




Love the Acacia fabric used to make the Acacia Sling? By purchasing this pattern buyer will receive a one time code to preorder this fabric on any base at a 10% discount. Acacia fabric can be found in our Pick-A-Print section.


Acacia Fabric:




Want to know more about this pattern? Interested in hack and what all the testers used to make their bags? Please check out all our related blog posts.

Tester Round Up:



Love the look of a coordinating strap as seen in Acacia listing photos? Add the Sage Strap Ends freebie to your cart for a perfect scrap buster that compliments your new sling!


Sage Strap Ends



**This is not a physical bag. Due to this being an instant download there will be no refunds for digital products.**


  • This purchase is for a PDF pattern, not a finished product. There are NO REFUNDS for digital files sold.

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