Free Yoga Mat Bag Pattern

yoga mat bag pattern
This free Yoga Mat Bag Pattern is awesome for creating a bag to carry and store your mat.  This project also makes the perfect gift for yoga enthusiasts!

Too busy to make this right away?! Pin it for later!  Pin this project to your favorite craft board on Pinterest and it’ll be waiting for you when you’re ready.
Be sure to check out this Scrappy Boho Bag, Lego Mat Bag and Little Boy Messenger Bag too!
yoga mat bag tutorial 
A friend {who teaches Yoga in the park} asked me to create a Yoga Mat Bag for her.  She wanted something that was cool, “etsyish” and “funkarific”.  {I love her terminology}.  But I totally got it and was excited to get creating!  I came up with this scrappy looking bag that boasts: a pocket for a cell phone or water bottle, a reinforced shoulder strap, a drawstring top and is completely reversible.

Wouldn’t this make a great last minute Mother’s Day gift?  Fill it with a Yoga mat, receipt for Yoga classes and a gift certificate from Lu Lu Lemon!  Perfect.

 Here is the pocket.  I made sure that it was big enough to be multi-purpose and double top stitched it for a more polished look.  {Can a bag be polished? :P}
 I wanted to make sure that the strap could withstand long walks and hikes through the park.  Here it is, all reinforced with extra stitching.
I created a small pocket at the top of the bag for a drawstring.
Completely reversible if you want to change it up.

Free Yoga Mat Bag Pattern:

Here are the cutting dimensions and pattern that I used. You can click on the photo and print it out if that helps.
And another blue/green version.
Too fun right!?  And kid approved!!
free yoga mat bag pattern

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Great idea and I love the fabrics you used

I am confused about how it is reversible. One strap? Do I sew a liner to go inside the main one?

Thanks. That is how I made it, and I’m happy with the results.

These look great but are there instructions? I don’t know where to start?!

You said to use 1/4″ seam allowance. Is that fabric already included in the pattern sizes or should I add it?

I really would love to make this and have printed out the cutting and measuring instructions, am looking for the sewing instructions and don’t see them anywhere. Can you please provide insight??Thanks – look forward to hearing back.

Amazing that you share this beautiful bag love your share

How much fabric do I need to buy?

What kind of fabric should I use?

I just found this pattern and excited to get it started. I am thinking I won’t make it reversible but will topstitch the seams.
Wondering what material did you use for the drawstring?