The Megan and Sidekick Travel Totes – Sew and Sell

Sew the Sidekick Tote and Megan Travel Tote PDF Pattern from Uniquely Michelle

A PDF sewing pattern download to sew this beautiful set of tote bags for travel or everyday use. This set of bags is made up of the Megan Travel Tote and the Sidekick Tote.  The Megan Tote bag is a much larger version of the Sidekick Tote. It offers all of the same features, but in a size that is perfect for travel. This PDF sewing pattern by Uniquely Michelle offers 47 pages that include instructions and over 100 color photographs. The intermediate level sewing pattern also includes all instructions, dimensions for fabric cuts, and pattern pieces needed to make both bags.

Finished Sizes: (approximate measurements)
Sidekick Tote – 15” (38 cm) wide, 12” (30 ½ cm) high, 4” (10 cm) deep
Megan Travel Tote – 19” (48 cm) wide, 15” (38 cm) high, 7 ½” (19 cm) deep

Sewing Supplies:

  • 1½ yard Sidekick / 2 yards Megan exterior fabric
  • 1 yard Sidekick / 2 yards Megan lining fabric
  • 1 yard Sidekick / 2 yards Megan accent fabric
  • ¼ yard light colored scrap fabric
  • 50″ wide fusible fleece: 1½ yards Sidekick / 2 yards Megan (yardage amounts for using Flex Foam for some of the exterior parts of the tote are included in the pattern)
  • 20″ wide fusible woven mid-weight interfacing: 3 yards Sidekick / 5 yards Megan
    (such as Pellon Shapeflex #101)
  • fusible stabilizer: ½ yard (such as Peltex 71F)
  • heavy-weight template plastic: 1 sheet Sidekick / 2 sheets Megan
  • 1 x 8” zipper (exterior zipper pocket)
  • 1 x 14” zipper (interior zipper pocket)
  • separating zipper: 1 @ 14” Sidekick / 18” Megan (closure at top of bag)
  • 3/16” cording (to make your own piping) or pre-made piping: 2 yards
  • ½ yard 3/8” wide elastic
  • 4 x O-rings 1” diameter Sidekick / 1½” diameter Megan
  • bag feet (optional): 4 for Sidekick / 6 for Megan
  • thread
  • water-soluble erasable marking pen or chalk pencil
  • double-sided tape (1/4″ wide) or fabric glue
  • Fray Check (optional)

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