How to sew the tote bag with camouflage pattern

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

camo tote bag

Materials

Outer body fabrics, 27cm by 36cm are 2 pieces. (Seam allowances are included, attach interfacing)

outer fabrics
attach interfacing

Fusible interfacing gives fabric firmness, and keeps shape of tote bag.

Inner body fabrics, 26.5cm by 35.5cm are 2 pieces. (Seam allowances are included)

inner fabrics

For bottom patch, 16cm by 36cm. (Seam allowances are included)

bottom patch

Handles, 2.5cm by 65cm. 2 pieces.

handles

Make bag body (outer)

1. Lay the outer fabrics with right side, and sew the bottom. Then press seam allowances open.

sew the bottom
press seam allowances open

2. Sew the outer fabric and handles together.

place the handle
sew the outer fabric and handles

3. Fold the edges of bottom patch (1cm), and sew the outer fabric together.

fold the edges of bottom patch
sew the outer and patch together

When making creases, it is recommended to use an sewing ruler for iron. The folds are neat and the finish is nicely.

4. Fold the outer fabric in half with right side together, and sew the side seams. (Don’t sew 4cm from the bottom.)

fold the outer fabric
sew the side seams

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

cut off extra cloth
make gusset
sew the gusset

Make bag body (inner)

1. Lay the inner fabrics with right side, and sew the side and bottom. (Don’t sew the corners.)

sew the side and bottom

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

cut off extra cloth
inner bag

Sew the outer and inner together

1. Insert the inner bag into the outer bag, with right side together. Then sew around. (Leaving 10cm open for turning.)

sew around

2. Press seam allowances open, and turn inside out.

press seam allowances open
turn inside out

3. Do the ironing, and stitch the edge of bag mouth.

iron
stitch the edge

4. Reinforce the base of handles with stitch, and iron. It’s done.

reinforce
iron
tote bag with camouflage pattern

Making movie is the following.

How to sew the tote bag with camouflage pattern – YouTube