pdf Digital Download


Need help? Visit our Help Center »

Have you made this pattern?

Share with the Craftsy community.

About the designer

I am a stay at home Mom who loves to quilt, garden and read. I also love my animals...two cats and a German Shepard dog. Today's fabrics are so gorgeous, they make designing patterns easy! I ...

Read More » View all patterns by designer (52) »
Photo of sweetjanequilting

Teacher's Pet Tote Bag

from Sweet Jane's Quilting
(9) Name: 'Sewing : Teacher's Pet Tote Bag
Teacher's Pet Tote Bag Shades of Black fabric by Me & My Sister
Teacher's Pet Tote Bag Juggling Summer fabric
Teacher's Pet Tote Bag
Teacher's Pet Tote Bag Batik fabric by Hoffman
Teacher's Pet Tote Bag

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Sew a consistant 1/4" seam
  • optional zipper pocket

Pattern Description:

This bag pattern requires just (35) 5" squares for the outside of the tote bag. All of the bags I made I used one charm pack plus the additional fabric for the bottom, straps and lining. For just the cost of ONE CHARM PACK, you can make these tote bags with a fabulous variety of colors and fabrics!

These are roomy, lined tote bags with an optional zipper pocket inside.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 15"wide x 16"tall x 5"deep


  • 32 Charm Squares (5" squares)
  • 3/4 yard of fabric for lining and pocket
  • 1/4 yard of fabric for straps
  • 3/4 yard of pellon medium weight or decor weight fusible interfacing
  • 7" or longer polyester all purpose zipper
  • 23" x 45" piece of low loft batting

Read blog or news article about this pattern »