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If you enjoy turning something old into something new, then look no further in your search for easy sewing patterns than this Patchwork DIY Tote Bag. This whimsical tote bag pattern makes the perfect gift for a friend or spruces up your own wardrobe and also saves you money by using your scrap fabrics. Functional, fashionable, and boasting a vintage patchwork pattern, this easy bag pattern is perfect for the springtime or for livening up those cold, dreary winter months. For an even more vintage feel, try recycling an old purse strap!

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Time to CompleteIn an evening

Sewn byBoth Hand and Machine


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Patchwork is always so eye catching and it is such a great way to use up bits and pieces of left over fabrics. If you are a bit put off by the Advanced rating remember that you do not have to make the patchwork. You could always use a single piece of fabric instead of all the squares. The tutorial is very good and I had no trouble at all making it. This was my first attempt at patchwork so I am really proud of myself!

This bag proves that the prettiest projects are patchworked - all the different colors and patterns combine into a lovely end result!


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