Sew the Downton Abbey Tuscany Tote with a Keepsake Quick Kit + EASY Basic Lined Tote Bag Tutorial

“Reflecting the impeccable taste of the aristocracy.”

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“Reflecting the impeccable taste of the aristocracy.”  A complete kit for this lined and padded tote bag offering 16 interior pockets also provides Nancy Green’s cutting and sewing directions, as well as the coveted Downton Abbey (Dowager Countess) fabric for the outside and lining. This beautiful tote measures 16″ high x 12 wide x 4″ deep.  An intermediate sewing project that can be completed in just one weekend.   Beginner sewers should check out the free sewing video tutorial below from Whitney Sews demonstrating how to sew a very EASY lined tote bag.


“Keepsake Quick Kits are fast and easy quilting kits you can make in an afternoon or maybe a weekend or two! Everything needed for the tops and bindings (and sometimes even batting and backing) are included in our Quick Kits!

Downton Abbey Fabric

Downton Abbey Fabric @ KeepsakeQuilting


EASY Basic Lined Tote Bag Tutorial from Whitney Sews:


PlushAddict – UK

Since so many of our visitors to this page have a British connection or affection, I thought I would share PlushAddict from the UK:  Plush Addict is a UK fabric retailer selling plush cuddle fabrics, cottons, haberdashery and other fabrics by the metre. “A Fabric Emporium And Other Excitements”  I just loved the fabric, check out the Woodwinked Collection by Dear Stella, “a forest inspired collection called Woodwinked, full of beautiful autumnal colours, dear and leaves.”  and watch the free video below:

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