Children’s Book / Library Mini Totes

Childs Library Book Bag Sewing Tutorial
A free sewing tutorial from Frugal Mom Eh

Elizabeth from Frugal Mom Eh! reverse engineered a sweet child-size gingerbread tote bag that her Great Aunt had made her when she was a little girl, to make brand new bags for her own little girls.  These totes measure approximately 11″ wide x 11″ high.

Sewing Supplies:

  • (1) 11.5″ wide x 22.5″ cotton fabric – outer fabric
  • (1) 11.5″ wide x 22.5″ cotton fabric – lining
  • (2) 3″ wide x 14″ cotton fabricstraps (Same fabric as lining)
  • (1) 14″ wide x 8″ cotton fabric – Pocket (Same fabric as lining)
  • *optional coordinating thread
  • water-soluble marking pen
  • straight pins
  • sewing machine
  • clear acrylic ruler
  • rotary cutter
  • self-healing mat for cutting
  • iron

Go to the Free Sewing Tutorial at Frugal Mom Eh!


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