Martina from Confessions of a Sewing Addict is searching for the perfect handmade bag, and is creating a series of blog posts detailing her attempts at making different styles.  The City Tote is the second handbag style in the series.  I love the little scarf tied around one of the handles!  Get the scoop about this bag and download a free pattern.

She’s also giving away the bag she made to a lucky reader.  Deadline is Thursday, February 25, 2010.  See her blog for entry details.

[photo from Confessions of a Sewing Addict]

[tags]sewing, tutorial, pattern, handbag, bag, purse, tote, pocketbook[/tags]

By Anne Weaver




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6 Comments so far

  1. Liz on July 7, 2010 1:28 pm

    City tote pattern can not be downloaded,

  2. handbag hanger on August 29, 2010 6:00 am

    Your tote bag is definitely great! The design and the colors are very bright. Great!

  3. Earlene on January 16, 2011 3:51 pm

    Would love to make this purse. Very cute, but can’t read whatever language it’s written in. Is is in English anywhere?!!!!!

  4. karen on January 30, 2011 4:00 pm

    I love the tote and the fabric,,,The tute is in English..Thank You

  5. Anne Gautreau on May 14, 2012 11:58 am

    What are the bag dimensions? I printed the pattern, but I don’t know how much I need to enlarge the pattern pieces?

  6. anneweaver on May 14, 2012 5:08 pm

    I don’t know what the actual dimensions of the finished bag are, but unless the directions tell you to enlarge the pattern I would assume you would just print at 100% size. There are some pieces that are bigger than a standard ppiece of paper and you’ll need to tape them together, but those places are noted in the pattern.

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