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NEW The Deskasow Organiser Bag – PDF Digital Sewing Pattern

THIS LISTING IS FOR A DIGITAL PATTERN in English which will be emailed to you immediately after purchase.

What’s included?

  • Digital PDF file with 23 pages of step-by-step photo instructions
  • Handy cutting chart and pattern pieces to print at home
  • Full video tutorial
  • Instant download after purchase
  • All measurements are in imperial (inches) and metric (centimetres)
  • A0 file for use with projectors or a print shop
  • SVG files to use with cutting machines (excludes the main panel which is too large)

Skill level:

Advanced. Although we walk you through every step, this pattern requires some bag making experience. For an easier make, try using cotton fabrics.

Important Points:

  • Continuous (or cut to measure) zip tape is required. Ready made zips are not suitable for the construction method used
  • The seam allowance is 1/4″ [0.7cm] throughout
  • Rivets are required if you are having the optional grab handles


PDF files for personal use by you and your family only. You can make bags to sell on a home-based production scale.

Ready for a fun challenge? Grab a copy of the pattern!


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Click here to see the full tester photos and read more about this pattern

This pattern is also available to purchase in French 

Preparation video – planning your bag

Full video tutorial

This bag features lots of useful pockets for organising your things. The word Deskasow is Cornish for “teaching” as I designed this bag to be especially useful for teachers.


  • 2 Exterior slip pockets big enough for most mobile phones
  • 2 Large interior slip pockets big enough for an iPad or magazines
  • 1 Divider zip pocket big enough for a mobile phone or small envelopes
  • 2/4 Card slots
  • 1 Zip pocket

The bag also has two large compartments between the divider pocket and main panels of the bag

This is an advanced sewing pattern. It’s recommended that you have bag making experience before making this bag. For more in-depth tips, watch the video tutorial linked above. If you’re looking for an intermediate pattern, why not try out our Yasmota handbag pattern here.

Fabric Recommendations:

Due to the number of pockets, and therefore layers, in this bag, we recommend quilting cotton as an ideal fabric. Canvas is also great and more experienced sewists may want to give vinyl a try. However, the bag is turned multiple times as we construct it so stiff and sturdy fabrics are not recommended. Cork is only suitable if it is high quality, malleable cork that won’t crack when turned multiple times. Thin or flexible vinyl or leather will work but they will make the construction process considerably more difficult so we only recommend these for experienced bag makers.

Whatever fabrics you decide to use, make sure they’re suitable for your sewing machine. For domestic machines, it’s usually best to stick with cotton, especially for your first bag.

Finished size:

10” tall x 11” wide x 3 1/2” deep [25.5cm x 28cm x 8.75cm]

Bag features:

  • Lots & lots of pockets
  • New techniques you may not have tried before
  • Beautifully sophisticated shape
  • Useful grab handles

Selling bags:

You can sell bags made from this design on a home-based production scale.

Immediately after purchase, you will receive the following files:

This is NOT a finished bag. This is a digital sewing pattern to download and print at home to help you create your own bag. This digital file is for your personal use and that of your family only and is not to be shared or reproduced. See full terms and conditions.


Acrylic templates are available to purchase from



For printing at home, please use the letter paper file if you’re in the USA or Canada, or the A4 file for everywhere else. The A0 file is for projector and print shop use only and is not compatible with a standard home printer.

This is a PDF digital sewing pattern in English available for instant download. See the “DOWNLOAD INSTRUCTIONS” page for details on how to download your pattern after purchase.

This sewing pattern is written using both imperial (inches) and metric (centimetres) measurements.

Included in the photos are bags made by our pattern testers. Please be aware that some of the testers have made small modifications to their bags. Instructions for these modifications are not included in the pattern but are simply there to provide ideas on how you could adapt the pattern if you want to.


Required Supplies:

  • 3/4 yd (70cm) Exterior fabric (44″/110cm wide)* – cotton is best but more advanced sewists can use thicker/stiffer fabrics
  • 1 1/2 yd (130cm) Lining fabric (44″/110cm wide)*
  • 2 1/2 yd (230cm) Lightweight non-woven fusible interfacing (35″/90cm wide)
  • 1/2 yd (50cm) Stabiliser such as Decovil Light or similar (20″/50cm wide)
  • 1/2 yd (50cm) Ultra-firm stabiliser such as Peltex 71F or similar (20″/50cm wide)
  • 9 1/2″ (24cm) Wide elastic for pen slots (1 1/2″/3.8cm wide) – optional
  • 55″ (140cm) Webbing for the main strap (1″/25mm wide)
  • 56″ (142cm) Webbing for the grab handles (1″/25mm wide) – optional


*Measurements account for directional fabrics

Page 43 of the pattern contains a list of various brand names for suitable interfacing and stabilisers



As this is an electronic product, we cannot process refunds or returns as it cannot be returned once delivered. This pattern, once purchased, is not to be shared or reproduced in any way.

Downloads are limited to 10 per file as a precaution to stop bots from sharing download links. If you need your download limit refreshed, please email us and we’ll be happy to sort it for you.
Got a question? Check the FAQs page, or email us at


When you purchase access to Digital Products you are purchasing a non-transferable, non-exclusive right to access the information for your personal use only. You may not publish or share the digital products or your login details with anyone else.  The copyright for this pattern belongs to Country Cow Designs Ltd. It is therefore illegal to reproduce or share the pattern with others, or claim it as your own design. This includes using the pattern to teach classes or for any other commercial use. If you wish to use one of our patterns to teach a class, you must contact us for consent first and each student/attendee must purchase their own personal copy of the pattern.


To make this bag you’ll need to use various tools/equipment. You should only use tools that are well maintained and that you are competent at using. I recommend reading and following the safety instructions provided by the manufacturer of each tool. This pattern does not include safety precautions for the use of tools, so you are responsible for the safe use of any tools you use. If in doubt, seek guidance from an experienced professional of the tools you are using or contact the manufacturer directly. You are responsible for ensuring that you have a safe and suitable working environment. The instructions in this pattern are suggestions only and you are responsible for ensuring that you can carry out the suggestions safely without causing injury or harm to yourself or others. You are also responsible for ensuring that your sewing machine and other equipment are capable of carrying out the suggestions. I cannot be held accountable for damage caused because the tools used are unsuitable.

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