Everyone needy a reliable buddy to go shopping with! This tote bag is the answer – it has oodles of room and pockets all over to keep everything in its place. The recessed zipper keeps your precious purchases safe and tidy too.
Don’t be put off by the zippers though. I have written a couple of complimentary blogs which are free for you to learn in more detail how to deal with zips. The links are all in your pattern.
– lined slip pockets inside
– four zipper box pockets
-hard-wearing waxed cotton base
Dimensions: 14″ high x 16″ wide x 5″ deep
Intermediate to experienced – mostly easy but there are one or two areas which need some careful measuring. But there is a companion blog to help focusing on the recessed zipper and also the box zipper pockets and there are TIPS all the way through the pattern explaining why you are doing something and giving added information to help you on your sewing journey. This pattern is a skill builder!
½- ¾ yd. printed canvas (depending on the width of the fabric)
10” waxed cotton to coordinate with your canvas
¾ yd. lining fabric
1 ½” yds. foam interfacing
F8th fusible interfacing
15” metal zipper for the top of the bag
2x 4 ½” metal zippers for the bag front
1x 7” metal zipper for the bag back
1x 7” plastic zipper for the lining
Small strips of leather or vegan leather to decorate the zipper pulls. You need about 6” sq.
4x rivets to match the colour of your zipper teeth
There are no printable templates needed for this cut and measure pattern – you only need a ruler, rotary cutter and mat. This pattern gives you 12 pages of detailed instructions with colour photos.
Please note this is a digital download PDF file, not a paper sewing pattern. Please download immediately after check out.