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Market Tote Sewing Pattern
Market Tote Sewing Pattern Sold
Market Tote Sewing Pattern Sold

Market Tote Sewing Pattern


Level Beginner

This is a general guideline, check individual class page for more details.

Beginner: No experience necessary — we’ll teach you everything!

Beginner Plus:   You have taken a 101 class or equivalent. You are familiar with threading your machine or know basic knit or crochet stitches.

Intermediate: You’ve got a few projects under your belt. You’ve made a few things and are looking to increase your knowledge.

Advanced: You know quite a bit about your chosen craft and you’re ready to take it to the next level.

The Market Tote was developed as a beginner sewing class at our shop in Denver, and this classic tote can now be seen at many a farmer's market around town! This tote is the perfect venue to showcase beautiful, large scale prints from your favorite modern fabric designers.This easily constructed tote pattern is a great introduction to bag making for beginner sewists, and a quick, rewarding project for more advanced stitchers! It is roomy and perfect for bringing home all your market finds.

Materials Required:
5/8 yds fabric (exterior)
1 yd coordinating fabric (lining, handles and pocket)
2 3/8 yds fusible cotton woven interfacing (optional) sewing thread

marking tool (chalk)
a rotary cutter
cutting mat and clear ruler is nice, *or* good old-fashioned fabric scissors and a yardstick will do sewing pins
turning tool (a chopstick will work)
iron and ironing board
sewing machine