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A Springy Tote – Free Sewing Tutorial

A Free Sewing Tutorial by Jessica from Happy Together

A Springy Tote - Sewing Tutorial by Happy Together

A lightweight, washable, and environmentally friendly tote bag, if you upcycle some shirts. Perfect for the spring and summer time! Mix solid and printed fabrics!

Here is what you will need:

  1. paper, pencil, and ruler for patterning

  2. 3 to 4  t-shirts if upcycling

  3. 4 pieces of 6″ x 4″ knit fabric for strap covers

  4. 34″ of trim or piping

  5. 1 yard of light or medium weight interfacing

  6. Two small pieces of felt

Organ Universal Needles for household machines - pack of 100 - $14.99

Organ Universal Needles for household machines – pack of 100 – $14.99

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