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Enjoy filling up the large size tote for an overnight getaway! Or make the small tote size for everyday use.


Special features:

  • front pocket, divided back pocket,and large divided interior slip pocket

  • open top or recessed zipper closure options, flap with closureprovides extra security for both

  • large size includes short handles and a detachable strap, small size features over the shoulder straps

Skill Level: Advanced beginner


Finished Dimensions (approx): 22” W x 14” H x 7” deep – large

                                               18” W x 13” H x 4” deep – small

Explorer Tote

$10.00 Regular Price
$5.00Sale Price
  • SUPPLY LIST: Largel (Small)

    Exterior fabric: 1 yd (1 yd)

    Lining fabric (includes interior pocket): 1-3/4 yd (1 yd)

    Contrast bottom *: 1/2 yd (1/2 yd)

    Accent fabric (includes strap/handles): 1/2 yd (1/4 yd)


    Fusible fleece (Pellon 987F): 3/4 yd (1/2 yd)

    Fusible woven interfacing (Pellon SF101): 2-1/4 yds (2 yds)

    Fusible medium interfacing (Pellon 809): 1 yd (1/2 yd)


    Handbag zipper (for optional recessed zipper closure): 24" (20")

    1" metal D-rings (large only - for detachable strap): 2

    1-1/2" metal slider (large only - for detachable strap): 1

    1-1/2" metal swivel hooks (large only - for detachable strap): 2

    Small Turn Lock ( 1-3/8" x 3/4" is recommended)


    Recommended Fabrics: *Foam stabilizer can also be used instead of fusible fleece if using vegan leather for the bottom.


    Additional supplies + 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 setter, (optional) one (size 24) pronged metal snap and snap setter for large tote




  • Due to copyright laws, books and patterns are not returnable.

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