This pretty tote is perfect for girlie girls who love to color wherever they go. The feminine ruffles hide 9 crayon slots on each side, and little ones everywhere love the secret of having the crayons hidden away but so easily accessible. ABOUT THIS PROJECT: These very easy instructions are great for those with at least basic sewing skills. There are 9 hidden crayon slots in the ruffles! Instructions are also given for a patch-style pocket inside. Bag measures 9" wide x 7" tall x 2 1/2" deep and stands on it's own. Cutting instructions are included, not printable pattern pieces, so no printing is required! REQUIRED MATERIALS: 3/4 yard focus fabric (lightweight quilting cottons / calico, without an obvious up or down pattern will work best) for exterior, bottom ruffle, straps and optional interior pocket 1/2 yard coordinating fabric for lining and top ruffle 1/2 yard fusible fleece interfacing (Pellon 987F is recommended but any fusible fleece at least 40" wide should work fine.) erasable marker or pencil BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY You should be able to operate a sewing machine and sew a straight line. Step by step instructions are included for sewing the tote.