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One Hour Tote Purses FREE sewing pattern & tutorial

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One Hour Tote Purses FREE sewing pattern & tutorial

If you want to make a Tote Purse that looks good, is easy to make and you can make it in less than ONE hour then we have the perfect project for you – The One Hour Tote Purse – with FREE pattern and tutorial.

What you will need to make this bag:-

  • Two pieces of purse fabric – pick your favorite quilting cottons or a light home decor weight fabric,
  • Two pieces of lining fabric,
  • Two pieces of wadding or batting to give your bag a bit of body – check out some of our favorite interfacing options on the resources page,
  • One magnetic purse snap (optional),
  • Two 6 1/2″ squares of fabric for the pocket (optional),
  • Two strips of fabric 3″ by approximately 29″ for the strap,
  • One strip of wadding about 2 1/2″ by 29″,
  • Two large buttons,
  • Basic sewing supplies,
  • Sewing machine.

Click here for the FREE pattern & tutorial

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