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Peekaboo Chevron Tote

Display one of the hottest trends—chevrons— with a little sneak peek of the print in a pleat. Classic black-and-tan prints combine beautifully for an elegant bag with a little spunk. Fabrics are from the Tempo collection by Greta Lynn for Benartex.


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Inspired by Sweet Pleat from designer Rashida Coleman-Hale (
Project tester: Mary Pepper

1⁄2 yard tan-and-black vine print (bag, handles)
7⁄8 yard tan-and-black chevron print (bag insert, bag lining, handle lining, buttons)
1 yard iron-on fusible interfacing
2—7⁄8"-diameter buttons to cover

Finished bag: 14x15x4" (excluding handles)

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