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Picnic Tote Bag – free

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Free tote bag sewing pattern. The Picnic tote bag is ideal for a day out, is easy to sew and this pattern is free to download too. It's a sewing winner!

Need a simple tote bag that is strong, simple to sew and looks stylish? We think we have the perfect pattern for you – and it’s free!

Sew up a basic tote that looks anything but… the cleverly angled straps on this bag give it a clean modern look. And it’s perfect for combining two or three of your favorite fabrics. I named it the ‘Picnic Tote’ because that checked fabric on the sides makes me feel like every outing is a picnic!


Approximately 10 1/2” tall x 18” wide (not including the straps)

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Get the free Picnic Tote Bag pattern here