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I am a published sewing and quilting author with several books and many magazine articles to my credit. My most recent book, How to Make a Quilt was published in August 2014 by Storey Publishing. ...

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Tutorial for Embroidered Tote Pockets

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(9) Name: 'Sewing : Tutorial for Embroidered Tote Pockets
Tutorial for Embroidered Tote Pockets

Pattern Description:

You will need to purchase my Magic Tuck Market Tote pattern, available in my Craftsy pattern store to make this eco-friendly tote with embroidered pockets.
This tutorial has fully illustrated directions (actual photos of the process) that show how to embroider the outer pocket and then bind and line it with a single piece of fabric. This is a great tote for shopping and makes a great gift for those who want to help keep our planet green!

This tutorial is available only to my Craftsy customers. Thanks for your patronage. You honor me when you purchase one of my patterns.


  • Sewing machine with embroidery unit
  • 1 yard cotton canvas or similar weight cotton
  • 1 fat quarter for trim and pocket lining
  • 3 yards 1"-wide cotton webbing for straps
  • 10" square of lightweight cotton batting

You Will Also Need:

  • Thread
  • Machine embroidery thread