Beautiful patterns from Anna Graham of Noodlehead. This is a paper pattern for the Explorer Tote. Great for an overnight stay or weekend getaway. Or, make the smaller size as a large purse.
+ Requirements based on 44” wide fabric.
( ) indicates requirements for the small size bag
Recommended Fabrics: Waxed Canvas for contrast bottom, Waxed canvas, cotton Canvas, cotton/linen canvas, denim, twill, home dec or quilting cotton for exterior. Quilting cotton for lining. If substituting regular canvas for contrast bottom, additional interfacing may be needed for desired structure (1/2 yard of byAnnie's Soft and Stable recommended).
Additional supplies and tools: Polyester thread, water soluble pen/tailor's chalk, cutting mat, ruler, rotary cutter, turning tool, seam sealant (such as Fray Check), denim or Microtex needle, pinking shears, small scrap of heavy interfacing - Pellon Peltex 71F, (optional) two (one) 8-9mm rivets/rivet settler, (optional) one (size 24) pronged metal snap and snap setter for large tote.
LARGE - 22" W, 14" H, 7" deep
(SMALL - 18"W, 13"H, 4" deep)
You’ll love this zippered top backpack and tote. With a front pocket for easy access to smaller items and...