- Easy to read instructions, colour photographs, and pattern pieces
- Perfect for beginner bagineers
The Fiesta Tote is a perfect bag for beginner bag makers, or those who want a quick sew. It has one slip pocket, one zip pocket and a fun handle detail, as well as a removable adjustable strap. This quick and easy make creates a tote bag that is perfect for day trips!
The Fiesta Tote is classified as a beginner's sewing pattern. It is written in UK English and has been thoroughly tested by a team of pattern testers at a variety of skill levels.
The Fiesta Tote pattern has been specially tested to ensure it's beginner-friendly. The testers found the pattern clear to follow, and experienced bag makers found it very quick! The pattern requires webbing which forms both the short handles, and the removable strap.
The Fiesta Tote pattern features comprehensive instructions, pattern pieces, and colour photographs.The paper pattern is an A5 booklet with printed pattern pieces. The downloadable PDF pattern features printable pattern pieces and a text only section to save on ink and paper costs. Find out more about how to download and print PDF sewing patterns here.
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What difficulty is this sewing pattern?
The Fiesta Tote is a beginner sewing pattern. However, if you get stuck, click here to visit our Facebook group for support: Facebook Support Group for Sewing Patterns by Mrs H.
How big is the finished bag?
The Fiesta Tote has finished dimensions of 14" wide x 11.5" height x 5" deep (35.5cm x 29cm x 12.5cm).
What fabrics did you use?
What materials do I need?
- 0.5m (14") Outer fabric
- 0.75m (1yd) Lining fabric
- 0.5m (18") of 52" Heavy stabiliser
- 0.75m (30") of 40" Wide Medium Weight interfacing Narrower interfacing will need twice the length
- 2 x 9" #3 Zips
- 1 x Magnetic Snap
- 4 x 9mm Cap rivets
- 2 x 1.5" Triangular or D Rings
- 2 x 1.5" Swivel Clips
- 1 x 1.5" Triglide buckle
- 3yds of 1.5" wide Webbing
- Metal Bag label (Optional)
- Double-sided basting tape such as Collins Wonder Tape
- Wonder Clips
- Fray Check
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Where can I find more inspiration?
For more photos and information please see The Fiesta Tote Tester Collages on my blog
Why not use patchwork for your Fiesta Tote? Check out my blog about my Herringbone Patchwork Fiesta Tote
Is there a sew along for The Fiesta Tote?
Join Becky of R.j.A.f. Makes on YouTube for a Fiesta Tote sew along!
I've found a mistake!
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