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Sew Spoiled Weekender Tote

Well the pattern will be out in June , in this months issue of Sew Simple Magazine!! This tote is so much fun to make! This Weekender Tote is in Vicki Payne's Home Decor fabrics I found at Fabric Supplies on Etsy. I love the large prints. I love this large bag because you can use large prints like this one and see most of the design. Already I used it as a diaper bag on Saturday and packed all of my girls things inside. Today, I took it to work and slipped my large, Pink Chalk Studio, Note Taker inside (which fit like a dream)!
I have a friend who is getting married soon and I can see myself making one for their honeymoon get a way! I think it would be cute to make a little Landry draw-string bag, cosmetic bag and matching wristlet.
Happy Sewing!:)
Leah

Comments

9crafty11 said…
Another great bag. I love the whole range you've done, & can't wait until it comes out!
Inanna said…
I love it! I'll have to make a few with the new home dec fabrics I ordered today from Westminster! Congratulations, it's a great design!
Unknown said…
I love that bag , I need a BIG bag !
Stacey said…
adorable..thanks for sharing yours is beautiful
Mandy BJ said…
I love that Leah. Are you going to make any to sell? I would love to purchase one. It is time to switch bags for Avery...I don't think we need the huge diaper bag anymore.
Sarah said…
Gorgeous! I'm going to run out and get a copy of the magazine today just for your pattern!
Lynne in NC said…
When will you have this pattern available on your site?
Peace.
Julie said…
I'm just curious but is the size of the bag in this post the same size as the bag in the actual pattern? This one seems bigger in the photos than the one created for the magazine. I plan to make this next week for a diaper bag and i REALLY like the size of the bag in this post. Thanks!
Julie
myvibrantdesigns@gmail.com
Sew Spoiled said…
Yes, they are the same size. The only difference is the one in this post does not have plastic canvas inside it and the red weekender tote for the magazine and pattern does have plastic canvas.
Thanks Julie for posting a comment.
~Leah

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