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Patchwork Strips Tote Bag

Make an easy tote even easier by choosing a great focal print and using precut 2-1/2"-wide fabric strips for the remainder of the bag. Use rickrack, eyelets, and a button for a polished patchwork tote.

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Inspired by Double Up from designer Sherri K. Falls of
This and That Pattern Company

1/3 yard blue print (bag)
3/4 yard total assorted prints and stripes in green, orange, and red (bag)
1-1/8 yards muslin
1-2/3 yards green print (bag, bag lining, pocket)
1/2 yard orange stripe (bag, handles, button loop, ties)
2—18x24" batting rectangles
25x35" heavyweight fusible interfacing
2/3 yard 1"-wide rickrack: orange
2—1x30" strips cotton webbing (handles)
4—7/16"-diameter eyelets
7/8"-diameter button: blue

Finished bag: 18x14x4"

Quantities are for 44/45"-wide, 100% cotton fabrics. Measurements include 1/4" seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.