Sunday, May 30, 2021

Quilted Tote Bag for Sewing Enthusiasts

I have made several quilt bags, but they were always hand-sewn. I challenged myself this month to use the sewing machine to make the bag sturdier. To make the challenge interesting I combined quilting and embroidery in the project. 

I found this amazing design on Pinterest and decided to try it out. Here's the sketch:

Bag size: 12" x 10" x 3"


8 fabric scrap (white, black and red)

fabric for bag body 

felt fabric (red and black) [or use patches]

sewing thread

embroidery thread (white, black, red and grey)


Here's how to make it: