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Wine tote and journal bag

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Two quick to sew easy projects in one pattern, ideal for hostess gifts or learn to sew projects.

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Two easy DIY gift ideas in one Pattern! The Wine Tote and Journal Bag sew up quickly for hostess, holiday or special occasion gifts. Both bags have a single handle loop-top closure that ensures your bottle or book will stay safely inside. A great wrapping solution which can be used over and over again and made in fabrics specially chosen for the recipient!

Wine tote: Carry your Vino in this wine tote to any event, party, restaurant with a corkage fee or give as a hostess gift. Has loop top with tab handle top closure. One exterior side pocket for your bottle opener or corkscrew.

Journal Bag: A simple bag with loop through closure and handle for carrying a reading book or journal.

Material List: 
Wine Tote– 13″ H x 4″W x 4″D
Exterior 2/3 Yard
Interior 1/3 Yard
Stabilizer 1 Yard

Journal Bag– 6.5″H x 8″W x 2″D
Exterior 1/2Yard
Interior fat quarter
Stabilizer 1 Yard

Suggested fabrics : Exterior – heavy cotton canvas, sturdy cotton/linen blends, and/or upholstery fabrics ,
Interior – cotton or poly blend canvas or twill. Stabilizer- medium to heavy-weight stabilizer (NOT iron-on).

The pattern:
Please note this pattern includes a cutting diagram and sizing info for most pattern pieces as they are square or rectangular and can be cut with ruler and rotary cutter.

Please note this is a digital download PDF file, not a paper sewing pattern.

Designer notes:
Commercial Production Disclaimer for Mackerilla Sewing Patterns.
Purchase of Mackerilla Sewing Pattern entitles you to make as many Mackerilla Pattern Design items as you like for personal use, including to give as gifts. Purchase of Mackerilla Patterns also entitles you to make up to 12 items per year to sell at bazaars and craft fairs as long as you give design credit to Mackerilla.

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