This is an easy, beginner-friendly pattern that comes together pretty effortlessly in very little time, especially when one uses leather handles as I did. You can, of course, substitute webbing handles, or you can make your own fabric handles (instructions on how to do that are included with the pattern).
magnetic snap closure
interior slip pocket
instructions on how to make your own fabric handles
Please note, this is a MEASURE AND CUT PATTERN meaning all pattern pieces are cut using cutting mat, rotary cutter, and ruler. No templates are needed to make this bag. You will receive 9 pages of clear, easy to follow step by step instructions and color photos to make this bag.
large – 11” wide on bottom x 12” tall x 6” deep
small – 9” wide on bottom x 10” tall x 4” deep
Skill level: beginner
Materials needed to make a large Denver Tote :
fabric A (exterior) – 1/2 yard
fabric B (lining) – 1/2 yard
fusible Interfacing – 1 yard
(2) 3/4” wide leather for handles – 21” long
16 – 18 mm magnetic snap
(2) 3/8” wide cotton ribbon – 45” long
Please note this is a digital download PDF file, not a paper sewing pattern. Please download immediately after check out.