TUTORIAL: SEWING A SIMPLE TOTE BAG

Sewing Tutorial: Simple Tote Bag | wemadeithome.com

I love simple tote bags. I use a leather variation of this everyday and I was inspired to make this canvas one for Spring when I found some great trim at my local closeout fabric store Jomar. This is a great beginner project with a little flair.

Trim | wemadeithome.com

Here are the materials that you will need:

How to Sew a Tote Bag | wemadeithome.com

  1. 1 piece of 34” x 15” cotton canvas fabric folded in half
  2. 2 pieces of 1-2 inch wide of trim
  3. 2 pockets cut out of your canvas fabric. I uploaded a pattern for you here.
  4. Straight Pins
  5. Fabric scissors
  6. Iron
  7. Sewing machine with matching thread

Here is the 3 minute video on how to make the tote:

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