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Smile and Wave Tote Bag


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The Smile and Wave Tote is both good-looking and user friendly. The Large tote is roomy enough to carry everything you'll need for a day of surf and sun. It's got a wide open top with sturdy shoulder straps. Inside there's three slip pockets for easy access plus one zippered pocket to hold keys or money. The two roomy outer pockets each have a magnetic snap closure. The Small tote includes all of the same great details and is perfect to tote your personal items. My printable PDF instructions include color photographs, detailed diagrams, glossary and all the assembly directions you'll need to make the Large and Small Smile and Wave Tote. PDF pattern includes a special coloring page for you to play and experiment with fabric choices. All images and patterns copyright 2014, Betz White Productions, LLC. All rights reserved. This pattern is for personal and limited commercial use for one purchaser only. Not to be used for mass production. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY You are familiar with your sewing machine and have taken a sewing class or have learned to sew from a book or video. You have successfully sewn a few small projects and are ready to learn more. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Large: 21" top opening, 8" x 13" base, 25" high including handles. Small: 16 1/2" top opening, 6" x 10 1/2" base, 19" high including handles.

Supplies Needed

  • Accent (bag base, facings, handles): 2/3 yard 45" wide light to mid weight fabric
  • Main: 1 1/2 yard 45" wide canvas or home dec weight fabric
  • Interfacing: 2 yards 20" wide or 1 yard 45" wide (cotton woven, such as SF101)

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Betz White
Betz White
Betz White has built a career on thoughtful design, skilled craftsmanship and a focus on Earth-friendly materials. She is a graduate in fashion design from the University of Cincinnati, a former children’s wear designer and the bestselling author of <i>Warm Fuzzies</i>, <i>Sewing Green</i> and <i>Present Perfect: 25 Gifts to Sew & Bestow</i>. Betz has been featured on Martha Stewart’s television show as well as on the cover of Craft magazine and on numerous craft podcasts. Her bold aesthetic combined with her education in apparel design result in a unique offering of patterns and projects for the modern sewer. See what Betz is up to next at