Chevron Tote

Materials

  • Canvas Tote Bag
  • 1/4 yard Chevron Fabric
  • 1/4 yard Accent Fabric
  • 1/3 yard Wonder Under™
  • Thread and Needle
  • Sewing Machine
  • Iron

  1. Cut one strip of chevron fabric 7 inches by 29 inches.
  2. Cut two strips of accent fabric 3 ½ inches by 29 inches.
  3. Sew one of the accent fabrics to the side of the chevron fabric.
  4. Now sew the other accent fabric to the opposite side of the chevron fabric.
  5. Turn under both edges and sew a ¼ inch top stitch on all seams.
  6. Press fabric.
  7. Cut fusible webbing to cover the back side of the 3 part sewn piece, leaving a 1 inch strip at the edge without webbing.
  8. Iron on fusible webbing to the back side of your sewn piece.
  9. Remove paper backing.
  10. Center on tote bag. Following directions on fusible webbing, attach to tote bag.
  11. Fold under excess (without the fusible webbing) and hand stitch at side seam of tote bag.
  12. Cut 2 - 1 inch by 19 inch strips of accent trim.
  13. Press edges in with iron to create 1/3 inch strip of trim.
  14. Sew the trims by hand onto the tote handles.


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