Here’s your chance to make your own everyday, classic tote bags in two sizes or shapes with this stylish sewing pattern and tutorial. Depending on what you want to carry, you may prefer the wider bag or the taller bag. It’s great to have both variations in the same pattern so you’ll always have the perfect one available.
Special features:– • 2 sizes – Wide and Tall, • 2 exterior slip pockets, • Interior flush zipper pocket, • Interior slip pocket, • Magnetic snap closure, • 2 toned faux leather and fabric straps, • Bonus! Simple fabric strap tutorial, • Create contrast with 2 different fabrics, • Fully lined with no raw edges or bias binding, • Flat bottomed bag.
Sizing info (Height by Width by Depth): • Wide = 10.5″ (27 cm) by 13″ (33 cm) by 4″ (10 cm). • Tall = 14″ (35 cm) by 11″ (28 cm) by 4″ (10 cm).
Skill level: Confident beginner – Intermediate. All of my tutorials are written in great detail to help beginner sewers. Basic sewing techniques and sewing machine knowledge would be helpful but I will help you along the way with clear instructions and photographs.
Equipment list: A sewing machine, a standard sewing machine foot (also known as a zigzag foot) 90/14 (jeans/denim) or 110/18 (leather) needle for your sewing machine, coordinating thread, iron, sharp fabric scissors, rotary cutter, and cutting mat (optional but recommended), pins or sewing clips, a ruler, seam ripper, chalk or a vanishing ink marker pen and double-sided tape 12mm/0.5” wide. If you are using really heavy/thick fabrics such as cork or faux leather you may require a Teflon foot and/or a walking foot.
The Pattern: • 23-page, easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions with clear photographs for every step to guide you along the way. • Full-size, computer-drawn patterns/templates with seam allowances included. • Includes both US letter size and A4 paper size. • Dimensions in both Imperial and Metric. • A detailed breakdown of the materials you need to create this project. • Instructions are written in English.
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