Patchwork Tote Bag Tutorial

Hi friends! Today I’m going to show you how to make a really fun and easy patchwork quilted tote bag. It’s super cute and beginner friendly too!

Watch my Quilted Patchwork Tote Bag Tutorial here!

 

 

Supplies used:

 

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Cutting instructions:

Outside fabric:  If creating your own unique outside fabric, final measurement should be about 14.5” x 27”

  • Top fabric: Cut two pieces 3.5” x 14.5”
  • Patchwork section: 1 Moda Mini-Charm pack OR 42 – 2.5” x 2.5” squares
  • Bottom: Cut one piece 9” x 14.5”

Lining Fabric:

  • Cut two pieces 13.5” x 14.5”. (If you’re using fat quarters like I am cut two pieces of 10.5” x 14.5” and two pieces of 3.5” x 14.5”)

Straps:

  • Cut two 4” x 22” strips

Pocket:

  • Cut one 9” x 11.5” piece

Batting: (For a bag that holds its shape better you can use fusible fleece or Fusible Foam stabilizer. )

  • Outside piece: 30” x 16”
  • Pocket piece: 5-1/4” x 6 3/4”
  • Strap pieces: Two 1-1/4” x 22” strips

Finished bag size: 12” h x 13.5” w

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2 Comments

  • Megan October 13, 2017 at 5:19 pm

    Love it, it is so cute can’t wait to make some for Christmas presents! Did you get your charm packs online or is there a fabric store that sells them?

    Reply
    • erica October 16, 2017 at 1:15 pm

      I usually get them on Etsy or at Fat Quarter Shop.

      Reply

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