Tote progress

Hello. The tote bag is progressing along.  Here’s a quick peek at it so far. It is going to be a market bag for groceries. I’ve needed a large bag for shopping and I finally decided to make it.   I just need to add the lining, the straps for the bag and cover the cardboard bottom.  You can’t tell

 

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New Sewing Project

It’s just too hot to knit so I’ve been planning on more sewing projects.  I’m currently making a tote bag from McCalls’ pattern M7611.  I’m using Moda Fabrics.   The body of the tote will be red with a solid blue bottom with the lining will be blue with white flowers.   See the picture below.

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I’ve been tracing the pattern on craft paper.  I will use some the pieces as interfacing since the paper will make the bag sturdy.

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I still a few more pieces to trace before I start cutting out the pieces and start sewing.

Happy crafting.