The Whatever Tote Bag is a fun and fabulous and completely customizable Tote Bag. It has a feature zipper pocket on the front and a cleverly disguised pocket on the back.
Beneath the recessed zipper, you’ll find the designer’s favorite double zipper pockets and a slip pocket with a pen pocket.
Skill level: The designer has listed this project as an advanced beginner as it is mostly straight lines and comes with a full video sew-along.
Sizing info: When you have made yourself a Whatever Tote Bag it will measure approximately 11″ by 10.5″ by 5.75″.
The designer has made many YouTube video tutorials for her Whatever Tote Bag. There’s a short introduction video, while the main video tutorial is split into two, and there are two other video guides outlining how to sew fabric zipper ends, and how to sew fancy handbag straps. Each of the five videos are shown below:-
The pdf pattern is split into two files. File one includes full instructions, while file two has the cutting labels and pattern pieces. You will need adobe acrobat to open your file and it will need to ideally be printed from a laptop/PC to get the correct printing sizes.
If you would like to download the pattern you can click on the blue button below.
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