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"If you can cut a square or a rectangle you can make my purses."

I became very tired of trying to figure out so many patterns that either were not clear enough to understand or the drawings were ...

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Town Bag Tote Purse

from Hillary M Designs
(9) Name: 'Sewing : Town Bag Tote Purse
Town Bag Tote Purse Instructions Sample
Town Bag Tote Purse Town Bag PDF Sewing Pattern
Town Bag Tote Purse Town Bag PDF Sewing Pattern
Town Bag Tote Purse Front Cover
Town Bag Tote Purse Back Cover

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic Sewing Skills

Pattern Description:

I have made this easy PDF sewing pattern with simple to follow step-by-step instructions and clear color pictures that will take you from start to finish.

This sassy, runaround, everyday bag is fully lined, has 3 inside pockets, sturdy shoulder straps, a magnetic snap close with swing flap and cute outside gussets. The pattern has simple, easy to follow step-by-step instructions with full 4-color photos that will guide you from start to end for a beautifully finished handbag.

Due to the digital nature of this product, patterns cannot be refunded or returned.

Patterns are for personal use only. Please do not sell, forward or give this pattern away to someone else. All patterns are Hillary M Designs originals and are copyrighted.

Feel free to e-mail me with any questions that you may have.


Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 12" W x 11" H x 4" D


  • Fabric One: 5/8 yd. - Front, Back and Straps
  • Fabric Two: 5/8 yd. - Bottom Bag, Wrap & Pockets
  • Fabric One and/or Fabric Two with WOF* Directional Print: 3/4 yd.
  • Lining: 1/2 yd.
  • Interfacing: 1-1/2 yds. - Pellon #987 Fusible Fleece

You Will Also Need:

  • 1 - 3/4" Magnetic snap purse closure
  • 2" Wooden Ring or ornament of your choice
  • 1" Coordinating Buttons (2) (optional)
  • 1 - 45 mm Rotary Cutter and cutting mat
  • 24" Long Quilter Ruler
  • 12-1/2" Square Ruler
  • Chalk Pencil or Sewing Marking Pen
  • Pressing Cloth
  • Scissors