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Easy-to-follow simple, flat construction method for a fully lined tote with optional pockets that's just the right size for everything! Lots of photos and drawings with clearly written step-by-step listed instructions; and pattern pieces to cut out and pin onto fabric to cut. This has all straight seams. Anyone who has some basic sewing skills should be able read and follow this pattern.
Creating handles & pockets
Creating box bottom
Measures 10 inches wide, 10 inches tall, 5 inches across the bottom.
I've been teaching sewing for more than four years. I design patterns for beginners.
Use woven fabric. (cotton or decorator fabrics )
½ yard for main body outside of tote & handles
²/3 yard for main body lining of tote & pockets
¼ yard for top band
¼ yard for handles, if using fabric other than main bag exterior
1½ yard stiff fusible interfacing, such as Pellon’s Craft Fuse #808 or Décor Bond #809
Thread, polyester regular weight.
Size 14 or 16 sewing machine needle
OPTIONAL: 10x5 in. mat board for bottom and fabric to cover it.
© Copyright 2011 Barbara J. Campbell Edmondson, all rights reserved. Copying or distributing this pattern is NOT permitted.
RESTRICTIONS—You may copy this pattern to reduce or enlarge, but for personal use only, not to give my pattern away. Please refer others to purchase their own. Thank you.
You may make bags from this pattern by yourself to sell at local craft fairs and to friends, but you may not mass produce or sell online on the internet. Please give credit to the pattern designer (Get Sewing with Barbara Edmondson).