To-Go Tote Bag pdf pattern
The To-Go Tote is a wonderfully big bag. It is super roomy and is great for trips to the beach or swimming pool, over night stays or even a trip to the gym!
There are four pocket options and instructions for a hanging loop and an optional firm base.
A simplified version of this pattern featured in Issue 16 of Love Sewing Magazine
APPROXIMATE FINISHED SIZE
30cm high x 35cm wide x 25cm deep OR 11 3/4″ high x 13 3/4″ wide x 10″ deep
Handles approx 48cm/19″ long
There are two views of the To-Go Tote Bag
View A – made from a single print/fabric. Small areas of contrast can, however be introduced by selecting a different fabric for the facing.
VIew B – colour block version with a contrast colour used for the lower section of the bag. The contrast colour can also be used for the facing.
FABRIC SUGGESTIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
See picture gallery above for information on fabric requirements and suggestions.
Your choice of interfacing will depend on your bag fabric and how stiff you would like your finished bag to be. If you would like a softer finish select something like a heavyweight interfacing, but if you would like a firm finish choose something like Vilene Decovil Light or Heavy.
The instructions are presented over 27 pages and feature a range of digitally drawn illustrations and photographs to support the step by step instructions.
All pattern pieces have been digitally drafted and are presented over 38 sheets of printer paper. Alternatively measurements for most pattern pieces have been provided if you prefer not to print out rectangular shapes. Pattern pieces will print on either A4 or US Letter Paper.
See the blog for instructions on how to assemble pdf sewing patterns. When you print out your pattern pieces make sure that you print them actual size and don’t scale or fit to page. There is a test square on page 1 if you are not sure and want to check before printing all of the pages. The pattern pages are designed to be printed out on either A4 or US letter.
If you are looking for some inspiration then have a look at the To-Go Tote gallery to see some great fabric choices and variations
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This Lined Tote Bag is a really satisfying make, that is simple to cut out and make up. It has a few touches that take this tote bag from simple to something a little more polished.
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