Showcase Special Fabric in This Pretty Bag

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It Will be Lovely in Many Color Combinations!

This easy tote bag is a wonderful project for showcasing beautiful fabric. You may have a particular fabric line in mind or perhaps you’ll want to go through your stash and design a bag from your favorites.

Five fat quarts plus a yard of coordinating fabrics are all you need for a generously sized tote. Construction is very simple, making this a quick project to complete.

Miss Nancy's Patchwork Tote Bag Simplified

Ties on the sides of the bag dress it up and are easy to do. Plus, you can easily adapt the pattern and add a pocket on the front between the straps.

Miss Nancy's Patchwork Tote Bag Simplified

We can easily imagine making this lovely tote bag for gifts and for every season. Keep this in mind the next time a special fabric catches your eye.

Miss Nancy's Patchwork Tote Bag Simplified

The finished tote is Approx  17” wide  x  14” tall x 3 1/2″ deep. The “Handy Purse Organizer” will work nicely this this bag.

Lynn, from Life With Lynn B provides a tutorial based on a class she took. She revised and simplified the instructions.

Click here for the free “Miss Nancy’s Patchwork Tote Bag” tutorial (with Lynn’s Revisions and Simplifications).


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