Use my easy step-by-step tutorial to  make this  Beautiful Basket Tote.

This lovely bag has a zipper at the top, two interior pockets, and just the right handles.

You will need:

– 1/3 yard main exterior fabric – 1/3 yard coordinating exterior fabric – 1/2 yard fabric + 2 yards 3/16” cording to make piping (or 2 yards pre-made piping) – 1/2 yard fabric for the handles and binding – 1/2 yard main lining fabric

– 1/3 yard coordinating lining fabric – 1 magnetic snap closure or handbag zipper 20” or longer – 1/2 to 1 yard flexible foam stabilizer or fusible fleece (1/2 yard if 60” wide, 1 yard if only 20” wide) – fabric marking pen – sewing pins and clips


In this tutorial I teach you how to make sturdy purse handles.

The finished purse is approximately 16” wide at the top and 11” tall (not including the handles).

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