Beach tote/ Market tote sewing pattern

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Beach tote/ Market tote sewing pattern Pattern


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Sewing: Beach tote/ Market tote sewing pattern
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Pattern Details:

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Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • sew in a streight line, zig zag, sew a curve, understand printable pattern pieces
  • add lining

Pattern Description:

Are you ready for summer?

You will after you make this great beach tote. With this easy, step to step tutorial, you will create a retro beach tote or market bag in a heart beat. Just perfect to take to the beach or swimming pool. It will hold your towel, beach wear, your favorite summer book, sun cream and sun glasses easily.

But... if you don't have a summer holiday planned, you can also use this bag to take with you when you go shopping. This is a great market tote, so you can take your groceries home with you in style.

**This PDF pattern is an instant download - Due to the digital nature of this item, all sales are final. Feel free to contact me with any questions!**


*Approximate finished size of bag: 42 cm (16,5 inch) wide x 30 cm (11,8 inch) high

*Pattern consists of 9 pages of step by step instructions, lots of photos, full size printable pattern pieces.

*Skill Level: Beginners

*Purchasing this pattern gives you, the buyer, license to sell bags on a small handmade scale. License details included in pattern. This pattern can not be copied, shared or resold.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 42 cm (16,5 inch) wide x 30 cm (11,8 inch) high


  • 1 yard of vintage/retro cotton
  • Matching thread
  • Standard sewing gear

You Will Also Need:

  • sewing machine
  • optional: different matching fabric for the straps (fat quarter)
  • optional: different matching fabric for the lining (1/2 yard)
  • iron and ironing board

About Designer

About Designer

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by Happy in Red
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Welcome to my little pattern shop!

I'm Esther, also known as Happy in Red.

I am a journalist, (web)editor, blogger by day and a crazy sewer and crocheter by night. I am from Utrecht, The Netherlands where I live happily with my husband.

I hope you enjoy my patterns and I'd loved to see your finished work. You can visit me sometime at:

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