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The Roaming Tote is designed for you to travel in style. This crossbody style tote bag comes with enough room and pockets to carry your essentials, a luggage sleeve (for carry on suitcase) to keep you at ease, yet looking very chic.
Finished bag measurements (lay flat):
15" wide (top) x 14 1/2" tall x 5 3/4" deep (bottom center).
Exterior slip pocket
Luggage sleeve (for carry on suitcase + zipper pocket)
Interior zipper pockets (2x slots)
Tablet/ Laptop (13") compartment
Continue reading below to see the link of the materials used in this project.
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The Roaming Tote Bag Supplies
Below you will find the list of materials that I used for this project
Exterior fabric: Faux Leather Fabric
Interior fabric : Cotton quilt weight fabric
Stabilizer and interfacing
Fusible foam stabilizer
Metal zipper at least 16" (40.5 cm) long; 1" (2.5cm) wide
Metal zipper 8" (20cm) long (teeth length); 1" (2.5cm) wide
All purpose nylon coil zipper at least 9" (23cm) long
1" (25mm) inner measurement d-rings
1" (25mm) inner measurement swivel hooks
1" (25mm) inner measurement adjustable strap slider
1x set of button snap closure
12x set of rivets (medium size -7mm post)
4x set of purse feet
1" (2.5cm) wide leather strap
1" (2.5cm) wide webbing strap
Heavy duty/ Upholstery thread - I use this Guttermann upholstery thread
1/8" or 1/4" basting tape
Single fold 7/8" (22mm)bias tape
10" long elastic band; about 1 1/2" - 1 3/4" wide
Fabric glue stick
Regular paper glue stick
Sewing machine, basic sewing notions, walking foot, zipper foot, leather hole puncher (optional),
pattern weights, sewing machine needle size 90/14 & 100/16, hand sewing needle
After you download the free pattern, watch the full video tutorial of The Roaming Tote Project on my Youtube channel. Remember to subscribe so you won't miss any future upload.
I hope you enjoy this project. Happy Sewing.