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Reversible Tied Tote Bag sewing pattern

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Reversible Tied Tote Bag sewing pattern

This is the Reversible Tied Tote Bag pdf sewing pattern from the designer Helen Newton Sews.

This reversible tote bag is able to carry all your basic essentials for work, shopping or leisure. It’s just the right size for a magazine and lunch or picnics on the beach.

This reversible sewing project gives you the chance to coordinate two fabrics meaning you get two looks in one bag.

Why not make one of these lovely Tote Bags for yourself or give one away as a wonderful handmade gift for someone specially filled with craft accessories, gardening gloves & seeds or knitting needles, pattern and yarn.

Reversible Tied Tote Bag sewing pattern

Sizing info:
When you have finished making one of these Reversible Tied Tote Bags it will measures approximately 13″ wide by 11″ high excluding the handles. It has an optional gusset base and easy to make ties for closure. There are no difficult zips to work with!

What’s needed to make a Reversible Tied Tote Bag:-

  • For the outside of the bag and handles – ½ meter of 1 meter wide fabric (½ yard of 36” wide fabric),
  • For the inside lining and ties – ½ meter of 1 meter wide contrasting fabric (½ yard of 36” wide fabric),
  • ½ meter (½ yard) of medium weight iron-on interfacing or fusible fleece.
  • Matching thread,
  • Basic sewing supplies,
  • A sewing machine.

Recommended fabrics:
The designer used a good quality cotton fabric for the designs shown but you could also use velvet, denim, wool and most medium weight fabrics.

As with all of the designer’s sewing projects the instructions are written in simple to follow language and are illustrated with lots of close up photographs. When you make this sewing project **NOTE** you will need to measure out simple rectangular shapes for the pattern pieces. They are not printable.

This sewing pattern was actually featured in ‘Bags Beads & Brooches’ a UK magazine.

Reversible Tied Tote Bag sewing pattern

If you would like to download the pdf pattern you can click on the blue button below.

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