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No, this isn’t a vintage bag and it isn’t just for carrying books! The name of this free tote bag sewing pattern is based purely on the fabrics that were used in this example. You can get some really nice fabrics from the pattern designer at Connecting Threads, but you don’t need them. You can sew this easy tote bag sewing pattern in any fabric, even leftover pieces from other projects that are too small to sew an entire bag.
Approx. finished size: 9″ x 12″ x 2″
Fabric sizes used in this example:-
- Fabric A – 1/2 yd.
- Fabric B – One FQ.
- Fabric C – One FQ.
- Fabric D – 1/2 yd.
- Fabric E – 1/2 yd.
- Four 3/4″ buttons,
- Batting – One 18″ x 45″.
Get the free pattern here
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