The "Magic Tuck" Market Tote

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The "Magic Tuck" Market Tote Pattern

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Sewing: The 'Magic Tuck' Market Tote
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Category:

Sewing

Type:

Accessory

Fit:

Women, Girls

Item:

Bag

Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Pattern Description:

At first glance, it looks like a run-of the-mill tote bag, but this one has a special tuck in the bottom that makes it easy to pack flat in your suitcase or to open out and fill to capacity on shopping trips.

The large tote features a zipped inside pocket for security, along with one to hold your glasses or cell phone and outside pocket, too.

Use the stitch-and-flip method with strips of your favorite fabrics, or make it in already-quilted double layer fabric, or in canvas with embellished outer pockets.

Directions for all options are included in the thoroughly written and illustrated directions.

Directions for a mini version are also includedperfect for your favorite little girl or your paperback book!

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished Size: 16" W x 14-3/4" H x 5" D

Materials:

  • Basic sewing and quilting tools
  • Rotary cutting tools (cutter, ruler, mat) recommended
  • See pattern for fabric requirements.

You Will Also Need:

  • Thread
  • Webbing for straps
  • Zipper for inside pocket

About Designer

About Designer

Barbara Weiland on craftsy.com

I am a published sewing and quilting author with several books and many magazine articles to my credit. My most recent books are The Quilting Answer Book and The Sewing Answer Book, both published by Storey Publishing. I learned to sew from my grandmothers, great grandmother, and my Mom when I was just 7 or 8 years old. I've been sewing ever since. I added quilting to my repertoire in the 1980s ...

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