Poolside Tote

   
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The Poolside Tote is ready for all your summer sewing adventures!

Special features:


  • it’s roomy! I can fit 4 beach towels and more in mine!
  • two pocket options, zippered closure or a slip pocket (or you could do both – one on each side)
  • fun accents to show off your favorite quilting cotton prints
  • key loop

Notes on interfacing:

I give several options for interfacing choices depending on what fabrics you’re using and what type of bag you like. Heavy weight fabrics with interfacing, Soft & Stable, or batting/cotton canvas are a few of the combinations you can choose from. There is more information and details on selection included in the pattern. *

Materials needed:


+ Requirements based on 44” wide fabric.

  • Exterior fabric 1 1/4 yards (1 yard if using 54’’ wide fabric)
  • Lining fabric 1 1/4 yards (1 yard if using 54’’ wide fabric)
  • Accent fabric (Handles, pocket lining) 3/4 yard
  • Accent fabric (facing) 1/2 yard
  • 10” zipper (optional)
  • twill tape or ribbon 1” wide 4.5’’ piece
  • *fusible woven interfacing (Pellon SF101 – 20’’ wide) 2 3/4 yards
  • swivel clasp (1’’) or d-ring (1’’)

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

Skill Level:


Advanced beginner with an adventurous spirit.

+ Approx. Finished Dimensions: 7.5” D x 14.5” W across base, 14.5” tall, 23.5” including handle