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Afternoon Totes

These strippy totes are simple enough to make in one afternoon. Whip up a bunch for your family and friends for the holidays or make multiples to match your different outfits. Fabrics are from the Lux metallic collection from Timeless Treasures and the Princess and the Frog collection from Northcott.


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Materials For One Tote

Inspired by 3-hour Totes from designer Valerie Smith of Pumpkin Patch Quilter
Quilt tester: Jan Ragaller

9—2-1⁄2x42" precut strips or 3⁄4 yard total assorted prints (outer bag, lining, ruffle, handles, binding)
18x32" cotton batting

Finished bag: 6x10-1⁄2x3-1⁄2"

Yardages and cutting instructions are based on 42" of usable fabric width.
Measurements include 1⁄4" seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.