How to sew the tote bag (denim and camouflage)

Today’s handcrafted goods is “tote bag with denim and camouflage".

tote bag with denim and camouflage

Materials

Outer body fabrics, 20cm by 27cm are 2 pieces. (Seam allowances are included, attach interfacing)

outer fabrics
attach interfacing

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

For gussets, 7cm by 20cm are 2 pieces. (Seam allowances are included, attach interfacing)

fabrics for gusset

For bottom, 7cm by 27cm. (Seam allowances are included, attach interfacing)

fabrics for bottom

Inner body fabrics, 22.5cm by 32cm are 2 pieces. (Seam allowances are included)

inner fabrics

Handles, 2.5cm by 28cm. 2 pieces.

handles

Make bag body (outer)

1. Sew the gusset and bottom fabric with right side together. (Don’t sew 1cm from the edges.)

sew the gusset and bottom

2. Press seam allowances open.

press seam allowances open

3. Sew the other side of fabric, do the same way.

4. Sew the gusset and body with right side together. (Don’t sew 1cm from the bottom edge.)

sew the gusset and body

5. Sew the other side of gusset, do the same way.

6. Sew the bottom and body with right side together. (Don’t sew 1cm from the edges.)

sew the bottom and body

7. Sew the other side of body fabric, do the same way.

8. Cut off extra cloths. (bottom side and bag mouth side.)

cut off extra cloths
cut off extra cloths

9. Press seam allowances open.

Press seam allowances open

10. Sew the outer fabric and handles together.

sew the outer and handles
outer bag

Make bag body (inner)

1. Lay the inner fabrics with right side, and sew the side and bottom.

sew the side and bottom

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

cut off extra cloth
sew
inner bag

3. Cut the extra seam allowances.

cut the extra seam allowances

Sew the outer and inner together

1. Insert the inner bag into the outer bag, with right side together. Then sew around. (Leaving 7cm open for turning.)

sew around

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

turn inside out

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

stitch

4. Finishing iron. It’s done.

tote bag (denim and camouflage)

Making movie is the following.

How to sew the tote bag (denim and camouflage) – YouTube