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Redwood Tote Pattern

$ 9.00


A mid-sized crossbody tote with front zippered pocket, back slip pocket, zip top closure and reinforced base. This will be your go-to bag for everyday use! The handy short handles make for easy grabbing and the crossbody keeps you hands free! This bag is great for traveling and is perfect for keeping organized. You’ll love this tote!

Special Features

  • front zippered pocket
  • top zipper for keeping everything secure
  • back slip pocket
  • interior slip pocket
  • crossbody adjustable strap
  • short handles for easy grab and go
  • reinforced base!

Skill Level: Beginner

Finished Dimension: 10 ½” wide (measured at base), 2 ½” deep, 13” tall

Recommended Fabrics

 Canvas (7-9 oz. weight) for exterior fabric. Quilting cotton for Accent and Lining.

**Waxed canvas may also be used for exterior fabric, reduce fusible interfacing requirement to 1 ¾ yards and do not interface the exterior fabric pieces.

Materials Needed

Requirements based on 44”-wide fabric. Fat quarter = 18” tall x 21” wide

  • 1/2 yard Exterior Fabric (two fat quarters may be used)
  • 1/3 yard Accent Fabric (includes Reinforced Base, Handles, and Strap)
  • 1 yard (¾ yard if using non-directional fabric) Lining Fabric
  • 2 1/2 yards Fusible Woven Interfacing (Pellon SF101 – 20”-wide)
  • (1) 6" zipper for front pocket
  • (1) 12" zipper fro top closure
  • (2) 1" wide D-rings
  • (2) 1" wide swivel clasps
  • (1) 1" wide strap slider 
  • 2” x 11” piece of heavyweight interfacing for Reinforced Base (Pellon Peltex 72F or equivalent recommended)

Additional Supplies

  • Polyester thread
  • water-soluble pen/tailor’s chalk
  • cutting mat
  • ruler
  • rotary cutter
  • size 14 or 16 denim or Microtex needle
  • glue pen (Sewline glue pen is my favorite)
  • (2) 3/4" wide x 15" long leather handles (optional)
  • (8) 8mm rivets/setting tool
  • (2) 1/4" and 5" pieces of leather/ribbon for zipper pulls (optional)

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