Another day, another bag

Here is today’s project. A lady at church commissioned me to sew a tote bag for her. She wanted a sturdy fabric, lots of pockets and a magnetic closure. I didn’t have a pattern but just adjusted the pattern I have been using for the other purse. The inside pockets are wide and have dividers. One holds a pen. I am very pleased with this bag. I used a cotton duck cloth for the outer shell and a navy weaver’s cloth for the lining.

It’s funny because as I was pinning the outer pieces together, I did not attempt to line up the stripes and in the end, they were perfectly lined up on the bottom! I learned how to do a magnetic closure with this tote. Phil said it looks very professional to him. That feels good.

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2 Comments »

  1. Kim said

    Beautiful!

  2. Jenny said

    these are so cool!! I so wish I could sew, I would love to be able to create things.

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