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This designer’s patterns are very popular with our readers and as a double bonus this pattern is both free and it comes in two versions.
The Pelican Tote Bag is a simple shopping tote bag with a magnetic closure, that fits your every day on the go needs. If you like structured bags then you can make the Pelican Tote Bag with foam or else you can make a fold-able version to carry it in your bag. Each of the bags has one exterior zipper pocket and one interior zipper pocket.
The designer says that in order to complete her project you can be a beginner sewer, someone who has basic sewing skills and someone who is familiar with sewing patterns.
When you have finished making your Pelican Tote Bag it will measure approximately 15” wide by 12” high by 3″ deep.
If you want to add the Pelican Tote Bag pattern to your pattern stash, then the downloadable pattern will include twenty pages of easy step-by-step instructions with color photos to help you through each step. The pattern also includes printable pattern pieces with seam allowances included.
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What you will need to make the Pelican Tote Bag
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