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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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Cut Fabrics

Cut pieces in the following order:

From blue print, cut:
1—10-1/2x22-1/2" rectangle

From assorted green, orange, and red prints and stripes, cut:
45—2-1/2x4-1/2" rectangles
9—2-1/2" squares

From muslin, cut:
2—18x24" rectangles

From green print, cut:
1—2-21/2x32-1/2" rectangle
1—22-1/2" square
2—2-1/2x22-1/2" rectangles

From orange stripe, cut:
2—4x30" strips
2—2-1/2x22" strips
1—2-1/2x6" strip

From heavyweight interfacing, cut:
1—22-1/2x32-1/2" rectangle