How to sew the tiny tote bag

Today’s handcrafted goods is “tiny tote bag".

tiny tote bag

Fabrics

Outer bag fabric, 34cm by 22cm. (1cm seam allowances are included. attach interfacing)

outer bag fabric
attach interfacing

Bag lining fabric, 34cm by 22cm. (1cm seam allowances are included)

lining fabric

For handles, 18cm by 4.5cm. 4 pieces. (1cm seam allowances are included. One handles, attach interfacing)

fabric for handles
attach interfacing

Make bag body (outer)

Fold the outer fabric in half with right side together, and sew the side seams. (Don’t sew 3cm from the bottom.)

sew the side seams

Cut off extra cloth, and press seam allowances open. Then make gusset, and sew.

cut off extra cloth
press seam allowances open
make gusset
sew the gusset

Make bag body (inner)

Make inner bag body in the similar way as outer bag. (Difference:leaving 6cm open for turning.)

make inner bag
gusset
inner bag

Make handles

Sew the handle fabrics with right side together, and press seam allowances open.

handle fabrics
sew
press seam allowances open

Then fold the edges (1cm), and fold the center. Sew the edge.

fold the edges
fold the center
sew the edges

Sew the parts and finish

Sew the outer body and handles together.

Insert the inner bag into the outer bag, with right side together. Then sew together.

Turn inside out, and sew the hem.

pull out
sew the hem

Then do the ironing, and stitch the edge of bag mouth. It’s done.

ironing
stitch
tiny tote bag

Making movie is the following.

How to sew the tiny tote bag – YouTube