Uptown Bag

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Create a shopping/traveling tote (15-1/2” wide x 16-1/2” high, 30” from strap top to tote bottom), packed with style. It features a fabric motif as the ‘star of the show’. Adjustable strap is designed for hand held usage and can be easily lengthened for shoulder wear. Fusible Thermolam® Plus speeds construction of this uniquely fashioned carry-all.

Sample used Robert Kaufman Satsuki #11993, Laurel Burch for Clothworks LB Basic Glitter, Anna Griffin Honoka Collection CF9004 & Kaffe Fassett GP117 Rowan.

Materials Needed

  • 3/8 yard Fabric A – Center Motif
  • 5/8 yard Fabric B – Motif frame/lining
  • 1-1/8 yards Fabric C – Tote body/straps
  • 5/8 yard Fabric D – Accent strips/strap lining
  • 1-1/2 yards Pellon® TP971F Fusible Thermolam® Plus
  • 5/8 yard Pellon® SF101 Shape-Flex®
  • 1 pkg Pellon® ST-807 Wonder-Web® Tape
  • Thread
  • Quilting Thread

Tools Needed

  • Sewing Machine & Related Supplies
  • Rotary Cutter & Related Supplies
  • 24″ Rotary Ruler

Pellon® Products Used