top of page

PatternPile is a resource for finding practical and fun-to-sew patterns for bags, hats and quilts.

Links in BOLD type are affiliate links.  Button links lead to both free AND for-a-fee projects.

Thanks for subscribing!


Learn to Sew a Classic French Seams Tote Bag

A free video tutorial by Sotak Handmade

Quick and Easy French Seams Tote Bag

In this video tutorial you'll learn how to sew a classic French seams tote bag. The sewing machine used in the video tutorial is the Juki TL2000 Qi. The bag measures approximately 14'' wide X 16'' tall (36cm X 38cm). This is a beginner friendly sewing tutorial.

You will need:

  • 1/2 yard of medium - heavy weight fabric such as (canvas, denim, or home decor fabric)

  • (2) two - 26'' (66cm) long cotton or polyester webbing for the handles

Watch now:

Subscribe to Sotak Handmade on Youtube

 SotakCo  Fabulous pdf sewing patterns for a modern maker.


Patterns by Sotak Handmade:

Juniper basket sewing pattern





Thanks for subscribing!

bottom of page