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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!
When you finish making yourself a Picnic Tote Bag it will measure approximately 10 1/2” tall by 18” wide (not including the straps).
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