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Sewing Pattern.

This petite tote is perfect for stashing a knitting project and a few essentials. The small shape fits snugly under your arm and the curved lines really play up its feminine design. The zippered front pocket holds those little items you want to keep secure and easy to access—while adding a fun detail—and its flat bottom makes it easy to set on a table. You’ll love keeping this tote by your side!


Special features:

Front zippered pocket

Interior zippered pocket

Flat bottom

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner


+ Approx. Finished Dimensions: 10¾ in [27.3 cm] tall, 10 in [25.4 cm] wide and 5½ in [14 cm] deep (measured at oval base)


Requirements based on 44 in -wide fabric.


5/8 yard [.57 m] Exterior Fabric


¾ yard [.69 m] Lining Fabric (includes interior pocket)


1 yard [.91 m] Fusible Woven Interfacing (Legacy SF101 – 20 in -wide)


½ yard [.46 m] Fusible Fleece Interfacing (Legacy 987-F – 44 in -wide)


(1) 6 in [15.3 cm] zipper for interior zip pocket


(1) 8 in [20.5 cm] zipper for exterior zip pocket


1¼ yds [1.2 m] of 1½ in [3.8 cm] wide cotton webbing (for handles)


Recommended Fabrics: Canvas (7-9 oz. weight) for exterior fabric. Suggest Art Gallery Fabrics or Cloud9. Quilting cotton for Lining.


Additional supplies + tools: Cutting mat, gridded ruler, rotary cutter, pinking shears, water-soluble pen/tailor’s chalk, size 14 or 16 denim or Microtex needle, polyester thread, Sewline glue pen

Crescent Tote Bag Sewing Pattern by Noodlehead