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Monday, February 26, 2018

20-minutes lined tote bag

Hello, and welcome. Today I'm sharing with you a tutorial to create a simple lined tote bag that you can use around town, to go shopping or to store your to-go crafts. Twenty minutes to make and millions of places to use it.

20-minutes lined tote bag tutorial and pattern


The pattern included in this tutorial allows you to create a finished bag of about 29 x 34 centimeters. For a smaller or a larger bag adjust measurements proportionally.

Find out how to make it below:


Materials needed: 
Fabric for the bag, straps and lining, plus matching sewing thread. Measurements can be found below (click on the picture for the printable version of the pattern)

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1jHVkIaATUGTXq5coVQJgfGTh4kznuvGW


Instructions: 

Cut the fabric according to the pattern: 



20-minutes lined tote bag tutorial and pattern

Join both bag pieces right sides together and pin in place. Sew down the sides and the bottom. Do the same with the lining. Turn bag inside out and insert lining in place:

20-minutes lined tote bag tutorial and pattern




Fold each strap piece in half over the long side, tuck the edges over inside bias tape like, ironing the folds for a neater finishing, and sew.

20-minutes lined tote bag tutorial and pattern

 20-minutes lined tote bag tutorial and pattern


20-minutes lined tote bag tutorial and pattern


With the lining lining in place inside the bag (wrong sides together), fold the top edges inward and pin all around, with the straps in place (insert the straps between the lining and the bag before pinning.

20-minutes lined tote bag tutorial and pattern

20-minutes lined tote bag tutorial and pattern


Top stitch all around the top of the bag, and you're finished!

20-minutes lined tote bag tutorial and pattern


Because they come together so quickly, you can easily make more! Here's the other one I made:

20-minutes lined tote bag tutorial and pattern



In case you missed the link to download the pattern above, click here.

20-minutes lined tote bag tutorial and pattern



And while you're visiting, you can also have a look at some of the other bag tutorials I've posted in the past:

http://keepingitrreal.blogspot.com.es/2016/03/the-spring-bag-with-tutorial.htmlhttp://keepingitrreal.blogspot.com.es/2015/11/felt-lined-fabric-bags.html
http://keepingitrreal.blogspot.com.es/2015/09/the-ultimate-diy-shopping-bag-made-easy.htmlhttp://keepingitrreal.blogspot.com.es/2014/06/the-summer-bag-with-tutorial.html
http://keepingitrreal.blogspot.com.es/2017/05/summer-tote-bag-with-pocket-tutorial-and-pattern.html


Happy Monday!

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8 comments:

  1. Love your tutorial! I have that pattern memorized. I make tote bags all the time. I love to make them for conferences using fabric that matches the theme.

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    1. Yes, these bags are great. I use them a lot for themed birthday parties too.

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  2. Thank you for sharing, dear Teresa! Should try this, as it seems really fast and esy to make!

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    1. Yes, they come together pretty quickly. Let me know how the pattern works for you!

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  3. Such a simple and easy project! Love the fabrics you've used.

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  4. These are perfect project bags! I love the Russian doll fabric...so sweet! Thanks for sharing with us at Creatively Crafty #ccbg :)

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    1. Thank you, for hosting and for stopping by!

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