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As "Lazy Girl," Joan Hawley always finds the easy and fun way to a successful project. A self-described geek and armchair engineer, Joan loves creating new twists and techniques for sewing and ...

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Slicker Tote

from Lazy Girl Designs
(9) Name: 'Sewing : Slicker Tote
Slicker Tote
Slicker Tote
Slicker Tote
Slicker Tote

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Skill level: Confident Beginner
  • Rotary cut project, no pattern pieces provided.
  • Use 100% cotton quilting weight fabric with smooth surface. Ideal for strong, dynamic prints.
  • Not recommended for directional prints, heavy fabrics, denim or upholstery weight fabrics.

Pattern Description:

Laminate your favorite cotton print with our Slicker Iron-On Glossy Vinyl to create this beautiful tote. This simple straight forward pattern is a great project for the confident beginner. Fully lined, no pockets.

In the Slicker Tote, you'll learn how to:
- Work with Stiff Stuff interfacing
- Laminate your own fabric using Slicker
- Work with laminates
- Make 'wrap n fold' handles the Lazy Girl way
- Box the bottom of a bag

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The Slicker Tote pattern is in PDF format and is 4 pages of cover/instruction. This is a rotary cut design, no pattern pieces provided.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Size 11" x 4 1/4" x 11 1/2


  • 2/3 yard Bag Fabric (40-42" wide)
  • 2/3 yard Lining Fabric (40-42" wide)
  • 7/8 yard Slicker Iron-On Glossy Vinyl (SLG102) by Sew Lazy (17" wide)
  • 7/8 yard Stiff Stuff Firm (SLG107) sew-in interfacing by Sew Lazy (20" wide)

You Will Also Need:

  • Size 70/10 or 80/12 sewing machine needle recommended.
  • Clover 'Wonder Clips', binder clips, or clothes pins helpful in place of pins.

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