The Wavey Top Tote Bag FREE sewing pattern (2 sizes)

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The Wavey Top Tote Bag FREE sewing pattern (2 sizes)

Here’s an excellent FREE sewing pattern for The Wavey Top Tote Bag that comes in two sizes.

This is a really great project from a talented designer, Sweet Bee Buzzings. It’s an old post but all the links still work and the whole process is FREE, and the designer has made the bag available in two sizes.

The Wavey Top Tote Bag is a very nice-looking tote bag that comes in two sizes. As its name suggests it has a distinctive wavey top, as well as outside pockets including slant pockets, a zippered inside pocket, a zipper closure, and shoulder straps.

Sizing info:
When you have finished making yourself a Wavey Top Tote Bag it will measure approximately:-

  • The small bag is 10 inches wide, 10 1/2 inches high, and 4 inches deep.
  • The large bag is 12 inches wide, 12 1/2 inches high, and 4 inches deep.
The Wavey Top Tote Bag FREE sewing pattern (2 sizes)

The designer has spread her sewing tutorial over four pages, however, there’s a separate pdf for all four parts of the tutorial. There are also separate pages for the required materials and the two patterns and yet more pages for the “slanted pocket and instructions”. Links for all of these pages etc are at the end of this post.

What you will need to make a Wavy Top Tote Bag:-

  • Fabric for the exterior,
  • Fabric for the contrast pieces,
  • Fabric for the lining,
  • Fusible fleece fabric,
  • Medium-weight fusible interfacing,
  • Four rings (can be any shape or material but should be able to fit a 1┬╝” strap),
  • Four purse feet (optional),
  • Gridded bag bottom (optional),
  • Two zippers. The designer uses 22″ zippers and trims them to size. 20″ for the outside and 12″ for the inside zipper pocket,
  • Basic sewing supplies,
  • A sewing machine.
The Wavey Top Tote Bag FREE sewing pattern

For all of the relevant posts, you can work your way through this page by clicking on all the links to the Wavy Top Tote, which is the final bag on that page. Otherwise, you can click on each of the TEN links below:-

  1. The introduction page.
  2. The materials/cutting list page.
  3. The pattern for the larger bag.
  4. The pattern for the smaller bag.
  5. Sewing tutorial part one – Straps and curves.
  6. Sewing tutorial part two – Pockets, purse feet, and the bag exterior.
  7. Sewing tutorial part three – Zippers.
  8. Sewing tutorial part four – Finishing.
  9. A pdf of all four parts above – numbers 5, 6, 7, and 8.
  10. A pdf of the slanted pockets and instructions.

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