DIY pineapple tote bag

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

pineapple tote bag

Materials

Outer body fabrics, 30cm by 40cm 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, 29.5cm by 39.5cm are 2 pieces. (Seam allowances are included)

inner fabrics

Handles, 2.5cm by 54cm. 2 pieces.

handles

Make bag body (outer)

1. Baste the outer fabric and handle together.

baste the outer fabric and handle

2. Lay the outer fabrics with right side, and sew the side and bottom.

sew the side and bottom

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

cut off extra cloth
press seam allowances open
make gusset

4. Cut the extra seam allowances (2.5cm).

cut the extra seam allowances

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
make gussets

3. Cut the extra seam allowances (2.5cm).

cut the extra seam allowances

Make the tote

1. Insert the inner bag into the outer bag, with right side together. Then sew around. (Leaving 8cm open for turning.)

sew around

2. Unseam the bastings.

unseam the bastings

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

press seam allowances open
turn inside out

4. Iron and stitch the edge of bag mouth.

stitch

5. Finishing iron. It’s done.

pineapple tote bag

Making movie is the following.

DIY pineapple tote bag – YouTube