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Everyday Tote Bag pattern

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This designer has designed the perfect tote for everyday which is why she has called her bag the Everyday Tote Bag. Her bag has a zip-top closure to keep the bag's contents secure, and the interior has two pleated slip pockets and a zipper pocket.

This designer has designed the perfect tote for everyday which is why she has called her bag the Everyday Tote Bag. Her bag has a zip-top closure to keep the bag’s contents secure, and the interior has two pleated slip pockets and a zipper pocket.

When you have finished making the lovely Everyday Tote Bag it will measure approximately 18″ wide at the top, 13″ wide at the bottom, 12″ tall and 4-1/4″ deep.

The designer says her project can be completed by an advanced beginner sewer, who is familiar with sewing patterns.

What you will need to make the Everyday Tote Bag

  • 1/2 yard of quilting cotton for the exterior
  • 1/2 yard of quilting cotton/vinyl/cork for the contrasting fabric
  • 1-yard of quilting cotton for the lining
  • 1-yard of sew-in foam interfacing (Pellon flex-foam / Annie’s Soft and Stable)
  • 3 yards of fusible woven interfacing 20” wide (Pellon SF-101 Shapeflex / Wovenfuse)
  • 13″ by 4.25″ piece of fusible stabilizer (Pellon Peltex/Decovil heavy)
  • One 16” or longer #5 handbag zipper for the main closure. If you are using continuous zipper cut it 18” long
  • One 9” or longer #3 all-purpose zipper for the interior pocket
  • Eight rivets (size 9mm)
  • Four 1” strap ends (only if using vinyl for the strap)
  • One zipper end (optional)
  • Six Bag feet (optional)
  • Coordinating thread
  • Basic sewing supplies
  • A sewing machine.

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