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Kantha Inspired Tote Bag Tutorial

By: Sara Curtis from
Kantha Inspired Tote Bag Tutorial
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Learn how to upgrade a basic tote bag to a beautiful handmade accessory with this Kantha Inspired Tote Bag Tutorial. Add a touch of boho style to your bag with bright patchwork and kantha-inspired embroidery. Find out how to make a pocket and colorful straps to dress up your old tote with this easy sewing project.

Project TypeMake a Project

Time to CompleteWeekend project

Sewn byBoth Hand and Machine


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This is a lovely tote bag with great personality. Using grommets for the straps to pull through then tie to secure is a nice idea rather than simply stitching the ends to the tote. I like the parallel running stitches in the strap handles helps to strengthen the handles as well as a design element.

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Hello! Our Great Gathered Tote Pattern is available in our free eBook, 9 Insanely Awesome Sewing Ideas. You can easily download the eBook here: Hope that helps!


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