Linen ruffle tote bag

Linen ruffle tote bag

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This is another version of linen tote bag. I am in love with linen bag now. 🙂

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*approx bag size: 12.5inch x 13.5inch

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Cut two  10inch long 2 1/4inch wide linen strap

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Create two layered ruffles 1inch apart.

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Stamp a image on the back side. I used Stazon ink pad but I don’t recommend. Use just regular Momento ink pad would work fine.

If you worry about fade away when washing, gentle hand wash.

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Sew front and back together.

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Make a pocket for the inside.

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Shoulder strap is 1″ 1/4  wide x 9″. Make two of them.

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Iron fusible interfacing on one side to make it a bit sturdier.

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Sew both sides.

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Mark the center and measure 2inch from the center. Pin one end of strap and do the same with the other strap. You can eyeball the placement.

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Sew the opening and two sides, remaining a whole to reverse.

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Using 2embroidery thread, hand stitch.

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Make different size of fabric flowers and arrange as flower bouquet.

You will love how fabric flower accents upgrade a simple tote bag. I have feeling I will be busy making more flowers tonight. 🙂

Happy sewing!!

Minki

 

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