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This large and strong tote bag makes a perfect beach bag and her name is Kate.
Kate is perfect for the advanced beginner/intermediate sewer and she can be used for lots of jobs, like the beach, overnight trips, groceries or whatever your fancy.
As the awesome designer of this tote bag sewing pattern explains “Kate is named after my daughter, and like her, it’s beautiful, active, versatile, cheerful and for anyone who is on the go”.
The Kate Beach Tote Bag has the following features:
- Boxed corner’s
- Double Shoulder Straps
- Fully Lined
- No exposed seams
- Exterior pocket
- Long handles
- Extra-large interior
The tutorial is 13 pages of easy to follow instructions and has color photos to help you along the way.
When finished the Kate Beach Tote Bag will measure approximately 18 1/2″ wide by 17″ tall by 4″ deep. That’s a nice big bag for those days when you have more to carry.
What you will need to make the Kate Beach Tote Bag
- 1 yard of outdoor fabric or a thicker fabric other than cotton for the exterior. You could use cotton but will need stiffer interfacing if you want to make a strong bag.
- 1.25 yards of Heat & Bond
- 20″ by 20″ of lining fabric. The designer used a quilters cotton
- 1.50 yards of duck fabric for the bottom of the bag and handles
- Matching thread
- Basic sewing supplies
- Sewing machine.
Click here for the pattern