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Tuxedo - tote

from QuiltMoxie by Ariana
(7) Name: 'Quilting : Tuxedo - tote
Tuxedo - tote
Tuxedo - tote
Tuxedo - tote

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic sewing skills.

Pattern Description:

The Tuxedo is the Jet-Setter glammed up!

We offer a Try before you Buy download at http://www.quiltmoxie.com/?page_id=458 which is your recipe of the materials needed to make your own Tuxedo tote.

We use quilting and flat construction techniques to produce a practical carryall that is as unique as you are. Dip into Grandma's button jar and jewelry box to embellish your Tuxedo. Go green and in glammed-up style with your Tuxedo which is roomy enough to take you anywhere.

Fat 1/4 friendly
Recycle friendly
Designer details
Flat construction
Use your machine's
decorative stitches
Easy pleat technique
Versatile : Make one, make many. Each Tuxedo tote is as unique as you are.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished size:15" x 5" x 16"


  • 1 fat 1/4* or 1/2 yard for bowties, cummerbunds and borders
  • 1 fat 1/4* or 1/2 yard for tuxedo shirts
  • 3 fat 1/4s* or 1 yard for suit
  • 1 1/2 yards for Lining and suspenders
  • 1 1/2 yards of Fusible Fleece
  • *Fat 1/4 - Either one yard (36"x44") or one meter (39"x44") of fabric which is divided into 4 equal parts. Thus:18"x22" (yard) or 20" x 22" (meter)

You Will Also Need:

  • 3 magnetic purse snaps
  • 4 buttons to embellish the suspenders
  • 6 small buttons for tuxedo plackets
  • 4 to 6 large buttons for exterior bag bottom
  • Decorative brooches and embellishments
  • Safety pins
  • Rigid board to reinforce bag bottom (5" x 15") (optional)
  • 2 x 12" of 1/4" refrigerator tubing (optional)
  • Freezer paper (optional)

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