Fun Fabrics Make a Wonderful Tote Bag

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A Wonderful Project for Showing Off Larger Scale Prints!

Colorful prints from one fabric line coordinate beautifully in these charming tote bags. Pretty fabric flowers dangle from the front of each bag adding a fun whimsical touch.

This is a great project for showcasing those beautiful larger scale prints you’ve been saving for something special. Of course, the bag will be beautiful in whatever colors you choose.

Stonehill Tote Bags

Make one of these easy bags for yourself and others to give. It’s a quick project that will be done before you know it.

The outside fabric and lining are stitched together with batting to create quilted sides for the bag. Once the quilted front and back bag pieces are sewn together, the seams will appear inside the bag.

If you don’t want that, create an extra lining. Denise tells us how to do that:

If you do not want the inside seams showing, make the bag and the (second) lining in two parts, leaving the bottom seam open about 3 inches to turn later. Sew the bag top and the lining top together right sides together. Pull it right side out thru the hole in the bottom of the lining. Hand sew the hole shut.

The finished dimensions are not included but the bag appears to be about 14 1/2″ W x 13″ H.

Click here for the free “Zest Tote Bags” PDF pattern.




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