DIY zippered tote bag (space)

Today’s handcrafted goods is “zippered tote bag (space)".

zippered tote bag (space)

Materials

Outer fabrics, 16cm by 23cm are 2 pieces. (Seam allowances are included, attach interfacing)

outer fabrics
attach interfacing

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

Bottom patch fabrics, 9cm by 23cm are 2 pieces. (Seam allowances are included, attach interfacing)

bottom patch fabrics

Other patch fabrics, 4cm by 23cm are 2 pieces. (Seam allowances are included)

other patch fabrics

Inner fabrics, 23.5cm by 23cm are 2 pieces. (Seam allowances are included)

inner fabrics

Handles, 2.5cm by 29cm. 2 pieces.

handles

20cm zipper.

zipper

Fold the both ends of zip tape, and sew.

fold the zip tape and sew

How to fold zipper tape extensions. More info.

Make outer fabrics

1. Sew the outer fabric and bottom patch with right side together.

sew the outer fabric and bottom patch

2. Press seam allowances to bottom side, and stitch.

stitch

3. Sew the outer fabric and handle together.

sew the outer fabric and handle

4. Fold and press the other patch fabric. (1cm from the top edge.)

fold the other patch fabric

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

5. Put a masking tape on outer fabric. (5cm from the top edge.)

put a masking tape on outer fabric

6. Place the patch fabric on the edge of masking tape with right side. Then sew.

sew

7. Fold the patch fabric, and iron. Then stitch the edges.

stitch

8. Other outer fabric, do the same way.

other outer fabric do the same way

Install the zipper

1. Sew the outer fabric and zipper with right side together.

sew the outer fabric and zipper

2. Sew the outer and inner with right side together.

sew the outer and inner

How to attach a zipper. More info.

3. Fold the fabrics, and iron. Then stitch the edge.

stitch

4. Sew the other side of zipper, do the same way.

sew the other side of zipper

Make the tote

1. Lay the fabric with right side, and sew around. (Leaving 7cm open for turning. Unzip half.)

sew around

DIY zippered pouch tip and tricks.

2. Cut off extra cloths, and press seam allowances open.

cut off extra cloths

3. Make gusset, and sew.

make gusset

4. Turn inside out, and sew the edge. It’s done.

turn inside out
sew the edge
zippered tote bag (space)

Making movie is the following.

DIY zippered tote bag (space) – YouTube