The Crafty Traveler Tote Bag Pattern


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The Crafty Traveler Tote Bag Pattern

Pattern Details

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Skill Level:

little skill level requirement Novice

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • sew a straight line

Pattern Description:

Looking for a great tote bag that's roomy enough to carry all of your stuff? The Crafty Traveler Tote is just what you need!

Tote all of your stuff in style! Show off favorite fabrics and keep all of your valuables safe in the deep pockets.

This pattern is great for beginners and experienced sewists alike.
Everybody needs a great tote!

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • roomy!


  • 1/2 yard feature fabric 1/2 yard linen blend fabric (54? wide) 1 yard lining fabric 2 coordinating fat quarters for pockets and pocket linings 3/4 yard Fusible Thermolam interfacing (TP 971) 1 yard Fusbible Decor Bond interfacing (Pellon 809) 1 1/4 yards Fusible Shape Flex interfacing (Pellon SF 101)
  • For a Patchwork version: (72) 3.5" x 3.5" charms, 3/4 yard batting

You Will Also Need:

  • sewing machine, coordinating thread, rotary supplies, walking foot (optional), iron

About Designer

About Designer

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I'm Jennifer Mathis: a designer, modern sewist and blogger at Ellison Lane. I'm passionate about creating and designing and find joy in making things both beautiful and useful.

I'm also the founder and host of Sew South, a modern sewing retreat in Charlotte, NC. My designs can be found in Modern Quilts from the Blogging Universe, Modern Bee, Quilty magazine and Generation Q magazine.

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