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Armadillo Tote Bag

from Ernie K Designs
(9) Name: 'Sewing : Armadillo Tote Bag
Armadillo Tote Bag Stuffed!
Armadillo Tote Bag Yes, you can roll up this small!
Armadillo Tote Bag Stuffed
Armadillo Tote Bag Action tote photo!

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • sew a straight line
  • overcast stitch a seam

Pattern Description:

A self-storing shopping tote bag, with long, hand-friendly folded handles that squarely support a squared-off bottom. Made in a lightweight fabric, it can roll right up into its' own storage pocket. That pocket hangs from the inside edge, and you can use it for little stuff while you're using the bag. Only straight seams, a quick and satisfying project you will use over and over again.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 27" tall, 12" x 12" x 7" bag volume


  • thread
  • 1 yd woven fabric

You Will Also Need:

  • 3 yds seam tape optional

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About the designer

We can sew our way out of this! Been doing that for over forty years (my momma started me early). I am most interested in functional and efficient patterns that can be made up quickly that result ...

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