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Everybody needs a Tote Bag in their lives and this is a unique example. The Beach Bound Straw Tote pattern is inspired by warmer weather and the beach.
Using straw fabric for the outside of the bag is a novel idea, and by adding outdoor upholstery for the lining this gives the bag some added body and weight. The beaded starfish added to the front is a great way of giving the bag a beach theme.
What you will need to make the Beach Bound Straw Tote Bag:-
- 3/4 yard of fabric-backed straw/raffia fabric,
- 3/4 yard of fabric for lining,
- 3/4 yard of fusible fleece,
- A scrap of fabric for the starfish,
- Paper-backed fusible web,
- 1/2 yard of 3/4ʺ wide ribbon,
- All-purpose polyester thread,
- Size 90/14 Universal (all-purpose) or Jeans sewing machine needle depending on the fabrics you choose,
- Seed beads,
- Cotton embroidery floss,
- Hand-sewing needle,
- Purse handles,
- Walking foot,
- Basic sewing supplies,
- Sewing machine.
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