Frankie Handbag Tote - December 2018

An easy-to-sew spacious handbag tote that's an everyday essential. Includes a patch pocket, a phone pocket and a zippered pocket, as well as a long removable strap. Instructions are included for both vinyl and woven contrasting fabrics.

Materials Needed:
• 3/8 yard 44” wide quilting weight exterior fabric
• 5/8 yard 44” wide woven or vinyl contrasting fabric
• 1 yard 44” wide quilting weight lining fabric
• 4 yards fusible woven interfacing (Pellon Shapeflex SF101)
• 1/3 yard fusible fleece interfacing (Pellon Thermolam TP971F)
• 1/4 yard fusible stabilizer (Pellon Peltex 71F)
• One turn lock or flip lock
• Four 1” rectangle rings (Handles)
• Two 1” D-rings (Removable Strap)
• Two 1” swivel clips (Removable Strap)
• One 3/4” D-ring or O-ring (Closure Strap)
• One 3/4” swivel clip (Closure Strap)
• 9” all-purpose zipper (Lining Pocket)
• One magnetic snap (Patch Pocket)
• Fabric glue (Beacon Fabritac) (optional)
• Erasable marking pen
• Coordinating thread (Tex 50+ polyester or nylon recommended)

Michelle Wilkinson Tripp at Barabooboo  

Wendy Dunham at W.D. Handbags

Jennifer Green at Sincerely Jen

Kristin Sirota at BenaeQuee Creations

Erin Morris at Diedelbug Handmade

Elizabeth Bolton at Cool Lizzie


Brianne Matlage at Cookies & Bees

Yvon Carr

Fiona Kelly 

Chera Phipody