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SAM'S MODERN TOTE BAG

from Sam Quilt Designs
(7) Name: 'Quilting : SAM'S MODERN TOTE BAG
SAM'S MODERN TOTE BAG
SAM'S MODERN TOTE BAG Large Sam's Modern Tote Bag
SAM'S MODERN TOTE BAG Medium Sam's Modern Tote Bag
SAM'S MODERN TOTE BAG Closeup Medium Sam's Modern Tote Bag

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • 1/4" Seam allowance

Pattern Description:

Have fun designing your own modern fabric to make your own unique modern tote bag in medium or large size. Cut various strip widths, sew into a strata and cut into various lengths to create your unique modern fabric. No seams to match or weird shapes to cut. Use your creativity to make your one of a kind flowered front pocket with fabric scraps and a 9" 9 degree ruler.

Pattern includes templates for top flap and flower bases. Design your own back and inside pockets and size them to fit your special items. You'll be amazed how roomy and practical this Sam's Modern tote bag is.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Medium 17" x 18 1/2"
  • Large 20 1/2" x 18 1/2"

Materials:

  • 9" 9? degree ruler by Marilyn Doheny (You can use a larger 9? ruler since you'll only be using it up to the 7 1/2" mark)
  • FABRIC: solids or prints or combinations work
  • Black 1 1/2 yards (handles and sashings)
  • White 2/3 yard (for modern fabric)
  • Swirly 1 1/3 yards (bottom, button tab, handle end, lining pocket)
  • Light Green 1/4 yard (front/back pocket)
  • Fun fabric 2/3 yard (lining)
  • 18 various fabrics cut 1 1/4" - 3" x 18" long (modern fabric)
  • Scraps for front flower pocket

You Will Also Need:

  • ByAnnie's Soft and Stable stabilizer (2/3 yard) This is a great product that offers a kind of soft stiffener so tote holds it shape and stands up.
  • 987F Pellon Fusible Fleece [PFF] (1 yard)
  • Blue water erasable pen
  • (4) 1" black curtain grommets
  • 1 large fun button
  • Freezer paper (18" x 22")
  • 61/2" x 24" ruler or 8 1/2" x 24" ruler, 12" x 12" ruler and 3" x 6" ruler.
  • My patterns include lots of pictures and diagrams, therefore, they are a lot longer.


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$8.50

Intermediate
Quilting
Accessory
Women, Men, Girls, Boys, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized, Infant/Baby
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About the designer

Anne Marcellis has been quilting for 12 years and has, like many women, tried every new craft that has come along, but found her passion in quilting. Her mother taught her to sew and to embroider ...

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