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The Wanderlust Tote Bag sewing pattern and video

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The Wanderlust Tote Bag pattern.

The Wanderlust Tote Bag is designed to be quick and fun to sew. It’s a great bag for everyday use and is designed to fit an MS Surface sized laptop. It has “hidden” handle ends, a front zip pocket and triple slip pocket inside. It also has a unique hourglass shape and can be constructed in two ways: slouchy or sturdy.

This sewing project is suitable for confident beginners and requires very little hardware. The pattern uses some unique techniques, giving you the opportunity to learn new skills.

The Wanderlust Tote Bag pattern

The Wanderlust Tote Bag has the following features:-

  • A triple internal slip pocket,
  • An external zip pocket,
  • “Hidden” handle ends,
  • A unique hourglass shape.

The designer has also made a free video tutorial for her Wanderlust Tote Bag, which you can view below:-

Sizing info:
When you have finished making yourself a Wanderlust Tote Bag it will measure approximately 16″ tall by 11″ wide by 3″ deep.

What you will need to make The Wanderlust Tote Bag:-

  • 18″ (0.5m) of exterior fabric (canvas/waxed cotton/fabric weight 7oz-200gsm+),
  • 15″ (0.4m) of contrast fabric (quilting weight cotton),
  • 22” (0.6m) of lining fabric (quilting weight cotton),
  • 44” (1.1m) of medium woven interfacing (Vilene G700/Pellon SF101),
  • 11″ (0.3m) of medium non-woven interfacing,
  • 14″ by 3″ of sew-in foam stabiliser (Bosal/Style Vil/Soft & Stable),
  • Optional for a sturdier finish – 16″ by 35″ of medium loft fleece (Vilene H640/Legacy L987F/Pellon 987F),
  • One 16″ no.5 zip (match to exterior/contrast fabric),
  • One magnetic snap,
  • Basic sewing supplies,
  • A sewing machine.
  • Note – Fabric supply measurements are based on 44″ wide fabric & 35″ wide interfacing. The measurements are suitable for directional fabrics.
The Wanderlust Tote Bag pattern

If you would like to add this pattern to your collection you can click on the button below. You will receive a 20+ page photo pattern with clear, easy to follow steps and a complete cutting chart for the pattern pieces. You’ll also receive a separate printable pattern in both A4 & US Letter sizes.

The designer has made this available for those of you who prefer to print rather than using the cutting chart. There is a printable labels sheet so you can keep track of your pattern pieces.

Click here to get the pattern

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