Quintessential Quilting Projects: 7 Quilted Tote Bag Patterns You’ll Love!

Now that the weather is finally warming, it is time to start sewing for summer: lightweight quilts, summer tops and bags! Today, let’s take a look at quilted totes! These bags are so handy and can be used in a variety of ways all summer long, whether its packing for a picnic, toting them to the beach or using one to haul goodies home from the farmer’s market. Not only are they, these quilted tote bag patterns are so much fun to sew!

Here are 8 beautiful bag patterns here on Bluprint, perfect for all your summer excursions!

Scrap Happy Quilted Tote Bag Pattern

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Scrap Happy Purse

Do you like to save even the tiniest of scraps? Use them to sew up the Scrap Happy purse! It’s perfect for carrying everyday items but large enough to be used for day trips. The finished bag measures approximately 9″ x 11″ and is sewn using 150 – 200 little strips of fabric!

Get the Scrap Happy Purse Pattern here.

Market Tote Bag

Photo via Bluprint member Jodie Nelson

The Market Tote

This sturdy tote is made from 5″ “charm squares” or a bunch of selvages. The designer shares a free tutorial on how to make those adorable selvage blocks. The roomy bag has three interior pockets and measures 12″ x 17″.

Get the Market Tote Pattern here.

Quilted Traveler Tote

Photo via Bluprint member Barbara Weiland

Quilted Traveler Tote

Are you in need of a new carry-on? This is the perfect pattern for you! You’ll even learn how to make double-sided quilted fabric. This tote features a zip-top panel, multiple zippered and open pockets, and straps that wrap around the bottom of the tote, making it extra strong and durable. This large bag measures 17.5″ x 16″.

Get the Quilted Traveler Tote Pattern here.

Brooksider Duffle Bag

Photo via Bluprint member Julie Hirt

The Brooksider Duffle

The Brooksider is a classic duffle-shaped bag with durable accent handles. Measuring 10″ x 22.5″, it is designed to hold a large amount of items during travel. Pattern directions are for the pieced bag shown, so pull out your favorite jelly roll! A solid fabric or different pieced design could also work, so use your imagination.

Get the Brooksider Duffle Pattern here.

Humperdink Quilted Tote

 Photo via Bluprint member seaschellsquilts

Humperdink Tote

The Humperdink Tote is a large, zippered bag that measures 15.5″ x 20″. The designer made it just the right size to hold all of her necessities and still fit under a seat on a plane. The playful piecing on the front makes this bag a quilter’s dream.

Get the Humperdink Tote Pattern here.

Charming Geese Tote Bag

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Charming Geese Bag

Are you a fan of the Flying Geese quilt block? This classic design looks amazing on the Charming Geese bag. Grab your favorite charm packs for this stunning tote that’s sure to please!

Get the Charming Geese Bag Pattern here.

Sophie Jane: Black and Yellow Tote Bag

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Sophie Jane Bag

Here’s another pieced bag that features a beloved quilt block, this time its the granny square! The pattern makes for a smaller tote that could take the place of a regular purse. Mini charm packs full of 2.5″ blocks are perfect for this simple pattern. The bag is fully lined but has no pockets or zippers, so it’s a great quick and pretty project.

Get the Sophie Jane Bag pattern here.

Pretty Patchwork Quilted Tote

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Quilted Patchwork Tote

Here is one last tote for the patchwork lovers out there! This Victoria Tote bag comes together in a quick and easy project that adds a fun quilted touch to everyday life.

Get the Quilted Tote Pattern here.

Are you ready to sew up a tote bag for the summer? What pattern would you like to start with?

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6 Responses to “Quintessential Quilting Projects: 7 Quilted Tote Bag Patterns You’ll Love!”
  1. Heather White
    Heather White

    Hi, There seems to be a problem with the links to the patterns—-they lead back to another search screen! When will they be available? Thanks.

    • Customer Service
      Customer Service

      Hi, thanks for reaching out today! We do apologize for the inconvenience. We are working on updating all links for the many patterns. I have heard from support stating they should all be updated by the end of March. Have a great day!

  2. Molly Stevens
    Molly Stevens

    It’s frustrating to be a Premium member and not be able to access these, and other patterns. How long can it take? Find a tech professional and get it done!!!

    • Customer Service
      Customer Service

      Hello Tammy,

      Thank you for contacting us. Unfortunately we are in the process of adding pattern links to articles since they did not transfer automatically to the new website.
      While many articles are awaiting their links, please keep in mind that you have access to our video classes on the website with patterns and class materials located
      in the Bonus Materials section.

      If you have further questions, please chat, email or call Customer Service at 1-888-891-7203



  3. ROBIN

    Hi where can I get the pattern for these. Your links don’t work and your search engine doesn’t either. Thanks Robin