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FREE For Pleat's Sake Tote pattern

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Description A practical roomy size, neat preppy pleats and a sweet curved top edge make this tote pretty much the perfect bag for all of your day trips!
Materials (most of which can be purchased from

  • 3/4yrd (3/4m) Iron-on interfacing (see Fusible Interfacing note above)
  • 3/4yrd (3/4m) Fusible Fleece (fusible is a must. Don’t use sew-in, it makes pleating a nightmare!)
  • 3/4yrd (3/4m)Lining fabric and matching thread (quilt - linen weight is recommended)
  • 3/4yrd (3/4m) Exterior fabric and matching thread (quilt - linen weight is recommended. Not heavier)
  • Sew-on Bag straps. I used Leather sew-in shoulder length handles. 
Printing Ensure that your printer is set to "Actual Size" and NOT shrink to fit when you print the pattern.
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Skill level Beginner
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