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Mary Read Tote Bag (with video)

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A large tote bag with a recessed zipper closure. Zipper pockets front and back add to the practicality and the style of the bag. The grommets and rivets give you a chance to add bling.

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Mary Read was one of the most famous female pirates in the Caribbean. She started her pirating career disguised as a man and called herself Mark Read. She ended up on a ship with Anne Bonney and the two women fought together and were said to be braver than the men they sailed with. 

The Bag: This bag features decorative panels with rivets and zipper pockets. Two low on the front and one zipper pocket on the back. The bag is fully lined with a zipper pocket and slip pockets.

If you like, you can watch the video tutorial I made for it as well. That is free for everyone to watch. The video does not give cutting instructions or instructions on how to interface the fabrics. That will be covered in the full pattern download.

The Pattern: You can download and print this pattern with two descriptions. One version with no photos for cheaper printing, and the other with photos that you can look at on your I-pad or computer as you sew the bag. The pattern comes in a separate PDF and is color coded according to the fabrics you use.

Please note this is a digital download PDF file, not a paper pattern. Please download immediately after check out.

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