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Sew a Modern Color Block Tote

toriska color block tote sewing pattern

A PDF sewing pattern for a multi-size tote bag with six color blocking variations for a modern style. This pattern is best for confident beginners. Diagrams and a photo tutorial are included as well as the instructions for seven different types of pockets, so that you have the correct pocket configuration inside and out.  27 pages of instructions, with detailed diagrams and a photo tutorial.


  1. Small Tote: 13” wide (33 cm), 3.5” deep (9 cm), 11.5” tall (shortest point) – 15” tall (tallest point) (29-38 cm) , 11” purse drop (28 cm)

  2. Large Tote: 20” wide at top (51 cm), 14” wide at bottom (35 cm), 6” deep (15 cm), 12” tall (shortest point)-15.5” tall (tallest point) (30.5-39.5 cm), 11” purse drop (28 cm)

Sewing Supplies:

  1. exterior fabric, interior fabric

  2. lightweight woven fusible interfacing

  3. optional foam interfacing

tote bag sewing patterns


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