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Fold-Up Tote Bag – FREE Sewing Tutorial

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The designer of this tutorial brings you her Fold-Up Tote Bag tutorial FREE of charge. This is a simple project for a beginner sewer with the added bonus of being a stash buster! This cute little tote bags main use is as a reusable bag.

The designer of this tutorial on how to make her Fold-Up Tote Bag has been very kind and given us all her tutorial for FREE. She even shows you the best way to fold-up her tote bag so it’s small and easy to carry.

This is a simple project for a beginner sewer with the added bonus of being a stash buster!

This cute little tote bags main use is as a reusable bag. You can carry all sorts of things in it whenever you need it. So pop it in your main bag or in your pocket where it will stay until needed. Keep one or two in the car, and stuff one in your bag when you go on vacation. There are so many times when having a fold-up bag with you will be so useful. 

The designer of this tutorial brings you her Fold-Up Tote Bag tutorial FREE of charge. This is a simple project for a beginner sewer with the added bonus of being a stash buster! This cute little tote bags main use is as a reusable bag.

What you will need to make the Fold-Up Tote Bag

  • Two fabric pieces 15″ by 10″ for the main body of the bag – pick a pretty quilting cotton
  • Two fabric pieces 15″ by 6″ for the contrasting top of the bag
  • Two fabric pieces 4″ by 16″ for the handles
  • 6″ of thin elastic
  • One button
  • Basic sewing supplies
  • Sewing machine.

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