Create a Sturdy Bag from Canvas or Quilt Fabric

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Instructions Are Included for Two Sizes!

Make a sturdy tote from either canvas or quilting cotton with this versatile pattern. Or, use a combination of both.





A lovely star block on the side is actually a pocket, while the contrasting bottom, handles and edging complete the clean design. The bag will take on many looks depending on the colors you choose.

Nova Tote Bag Pattern

If using quilting cotton, you can go ahead and quilt the bag as well. Choose a design the works well with the bag design, perhaps an echo around the star and straight lines elsewhere.

The bag also lends itself to using a mini quilt design for the front panel. Christine Lux from Sew Lux Fabric made the following bag using the Stitched with Love Mini Quilt pattern. Learn how it was done here.

Nova Tote - Stitched With Love

The bag, from Three Owls Handmade, can be made in two sizes:

  • Large size: 20″ W x 7″ D x 14 1/2″ H; bottom 13″ W; handle drop 10″
  • Medium size: 16″ W x 6″D x 13″ H; bottom 10″ W; handle drop 8 1/2″

Click here to purchase the “Nova Tote Bag” pattern.

 

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