Isabella Tote Bag

from Betz White

Isabella Tote Bag Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Women, Girls



Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • topstitch
  • fuse interfacing

Pattern Description:

The Isabella Tote is a great grab-and-go tote, simply made from a fresh yard of pretty printed fabric or from one standard size pillowcase! This pattern is from my Make New or Make Do sewing pattern collection.

My 8-page printable PDF instructions include color photographs, detailed diagrams, glossary and all the assembly directions you'll need to make the Isabella Tote (finished size: 14" x 11" x 5") and the Mini Izzy (finished size: 11" x 9" x 3").

Purchase of this pattern does not constitute transfer of copyright or license for commercial usage. For personal use only, do not sell items made using any portion or derivation of these designs.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Large: 14" x 11" x 5"
  • Mini: 11" x 9" x 3"


  • 1 yard of 45" wide fabric (or one standard size pillowcase)
  • 2 yards of 20" wide fusible woven interfacing (needed only for use with lightweight fabrics)
  • 5" x 14.5" piece of Timtex(tm) (optional)
  • thread

About Designer

About Designer

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Betz White has built a career on thoughtful design, skilled craftsmanship and a focus on materials that are kind to people and planet alike. She is a designer, green crafter and the bestselling author of two books that encourage readers to "stitch beautifully, tread lightly," Warm Fuzzies and Sewing Green. Her original sewing patterns, Make New or Make Do, are designed to be made from either new ...

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