!!!!! Please note, this is a MEASURE AND CUT PATTERN meaning all pattern pieces are cut using cutting mat, rotary cutter, and ruler. No templates are needed to make this bag !!!!!
Create your own super handy tote bags in four sizes using this PDF pattern. Small tote is just the right size to be used as a child's tote or a reusable gift bag, Medium and Large sizes make wonderful shopping bags and everyday totes, and the x-large one can be used as a beach bag or a giant shopper.
You will receive 7 pages of clear, easy to follow step by step instructions and color photos to make this fantastic bag. I have also recorded a step by step video guide on how to make these totes as well as fabric handles (links to videos in the pattern).
DIMENSIONS (tall x wide on bottom x deep): SMALL - 8 1/2'' x 9'' x 5''
MEDIUM - 11'' x 11'' x 6''
LARGE - 13 1/2'' x 13'' x 7''
X-LARGE - 16'' x 15'' x 8''
DIFFICULTY LEVEL: beginner
MATERIALS NEEDED: (fabric requirements are based on 42'' wide fabric)
FABRIC A (exterior) - 1/2 yard (S,M, L) 1 ¼ yard (XL)
FABRIC B (lining) - 1/2 yard (S,M,L) 1 ¼ yard (XL)
FABRIC C (handles) - 1/8 yard (S,M,L,XL)
*INTERFACING - 1 yard (S,M) 1 ¼ yard (L) 2 yards (XL)
*use medium weight fusible interfacing, Pellon SF101 or Vlieseline G700 (you could also use Soft and Stable by Annie if you want your bag to be super sturdy and stand on its own)
FABRIC A, B: Designer cotton canvas, duck canvas, denim, Essex linen, cotton/linen blend or medium weight home décor fabrics are recommended. Waxed canvas or oilcloth could also be used for the exterior of the bag (no need to add fusible interfacing in that case).
FABRIC C: Essex linen or medium weight quilting cotton.