The To-Go Tote Bag is the perfect bag for toting all of your belongings around when you are off to the pool, a day at the beach, an overnight stay, a trip to the gym or just out shopping. PLEASE NOTE - this listing is for a pdf sewing pattern and not a finished bag.
This is a relatively easy bag to sew, suitable for a Confident Beginner
APPROX FINISHED SIZE 30cm high x 35cm wide x 25cm deep OR 11 3/4" high x 13 3/4" wide x 10" deep Handles approx 48cm/19" long
OPTIONS There are two main styles of the To-Go Tote Bag
View A - made from a single print/fabric. Small areas of contrast can be introduced by selecting a different fabric for the facing.
VIew B - colour block version with a contrast colour used for the lower section of the bag. The contrast colour can also be used for the facing.
Pocket Options: Slip Pocket Slip Pocket with Bias Binding Slip Pocket with Gusset Zip Pocket
Other Options: Lobster Claw Hanging Loop Snaps Firm Base
See the Little Black Duck blog for a gallery of makes to whet your appetite!
FABRIC SUGGESTIONS AND REQUIREMENTS See picture five for information on fabric requirements and suggestions Your choice of interfacing will depend on your bag fabric and how stiff you would like your finished bag to be. If you would like a softer finish select something like a heavyweight interfacing, but if you would like a firm finish choose something like Vilene Decovil Light or Heavy.
INSTRUCTIONS The instructions are presented over 27 pages and feature a range of digitally drawn illustrations and photographs to support the step by step instructions.
PATTERN PIECES All pattern pieces have been digitally drafted and are presented over 38 sheets of printer paper. Alternatively measurements for most pattern pieces have been provided if you prefer not to print out rectangular shapes. Pattern pieces will print on either A4 or Letter Paper.
AS SEEN IN.... My To-Go Tote Bag design was featured in issue 16 of Love Sewing Magazine
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Returns & exchanges
With regards to fabric sales PLEASE check your colour choice carefully as all computer monitors will vary. There is a swatch pack available for $2.50 (which will be discounted against your next purchase of fabric) for you to check the colour match against your project.
I am unable to provide refunds or exchanges for the wrong colour choice as fabric is cut to order.
Wholesale orders are welcome however I am not looking to work on a consignment basis.
Custom orders will always be considered - please convo me with your request.