Kaland Weekender Tote Bag sewing pattern

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The Kaland Weekender Tote Bag is perfect as a beach bag or to pack all your necessities for a weekend trip.

With its large size and abundant pockets, we think this could also make the ideal diaper bag for moms with babies and toddlers too.


  1. Exterior zipper pocket,
  2. Interior zipper pocket,
  3. Interior elasticised slip pockets,
  4. Main zipper closure.

Skill level:

Sizing info:
16″ wide on the bottom by 14″ tall by 6″ deep.

Suggested fabrics:

Materials needed:

  • Fabric A – 1 yard,
  • Fabric B – ½ yard,
  • Fabric C – 1 yard,
  • Fabric D – 1 yard,
  • Fusible Fleece (Pellon TP971 or Vlieseline H640) – 1¼ yard,
  • Interfacing (Pellon SF101 or Vlieseline G700) – 2 yards,
  • #5 Bagmaking nylon zippers – One 28” or longer,
  • Two 14” or longer OR #5 nylon zipper by the foot – 50” long strip,
  • ½” wide elastic – 23” long,
  • 1” to 1¼” wide webbing – two – 30” long strips for the handles,
  • Basic sewing supplies,
  • A sewing machine and a 90/14 or 100/16 needle for your sewing machine.

The pattern:
Please note, this is a “measure and cut pattern” meaning all pattern pieces are cut using cutting mat, rotary cutter, and ruler. No templates are provided/needed to make this bag! Perfect if you don’t have a printer at home. Fabric labels with measurements are included.

You will receive seventeen pages of clear, easy to follow step-by-step instructions and color photos to make this fantastic bag.

All measurements are in inches.

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