Caravan Tote + Pouch


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The Caravan Tote & Pouch by Noodlehead is a useful and sturdy tote with lots of great organized storage. You’ll be ready to go whenever life calls. Cute coordinating zippered pouch included! A special thank you to Heather at .House. of A La Mode for collaborating with me on this project!

+ Approx. Finished Dimensions: 14” H x 14 1/2” W, 23” including handle, 5” D; Pouch: 7” H x 10 3/4” W

Special features:
  • Exterior zippered pocket and exterior flap pocket

  • Knitting needle slip pocket & yarn guides

  • Bonus Zippered Pouch

  • Mix and match your favorite prints! 

Materials needed:

+ Requirements based on 44” wide fabric. FQ=Fat Quarter=18″ x 22″

  • Exterior Fabric 3/4 yard (1/2 yard if not making pouch)

  • Contrast Top/Pocket Fabric 1/2 yard

  • Zippered Pocket Lining Fabric 3/4 yard

  • Lining Fabric 1/2 yard

  • Lining Center Panel Fabric FQ

  • Interior Slip Pocket Fabric FQ

  • Handle Fabric** 1/4 yard

  • Fusible Woven Interfacing (Pellon SF101 – 20’’ wide) 2 1/2 yards

  • Medium Weight Fusible Interfacing (Pellon 809 – 44” wide) 1 yard

  • 14” Zipper (tote); 10” Zipper (pouch)

  • 18mm Light-strength Thin Magnetic Snap

  • 2 sets 8mm Grommets

  • 3 sets Size 24 Metal Snaps

  • 2 1/2″ piece 1”-wide Twill Tape/ Ribbon/Thin Leather

**Handle Options: Substitute (2) 25” pieces of 1”-wide leather or (2) 25” pieces of 1”-wide cotton webbing

Additional supplies + tools:
Thread, water-soluble pen, 1/4”-wide fusible web tape (optional), cutting mat, ruler, rotary cutter, seam sealant, turning tool, (2) 1/4” x 5” scraps of leather/ribbon for zipper pull, denim needle, snap setter, grommet setter

Recommended Fabrics: home dec, heavy linen, denim, canvas, twill, duck cloth, for exterior and lining. Quilting cotton for lining.

Skill Level:

Advanced beginner to intermediate (depending on what features you choose to include)