Sunny Days Ahead Tote Sewing Tutorial by Sewspire

How to sew my Sunny Days Ahead Tote

Hey y’all and welcome to the Sewspire Sewing Inspiration Channel! My name is Andrea and today I am here to show you how to sew what I am calling my “Sunny Days Ahead Tote”.

This is a generously sized tote with two handles and a drawstring closure. It is ideal for summer living and would make a super cute pool or beach bag. Because it is lightweight it will fold fairly flat and can be tucked inside a larger bag while traveling. You’ll notice I used a tone on tone styling for this bag and then grounded the sunshine yellow with a nice neutral grey twill. The twill accent at the top of the handle adds yet another design element to this beautiful and practical bag. Finished the bag measures: 23″ across the top, 15″ across the base, 12″ tall and 8″ deep.

For this project you will need to precut the following fabric panels:

Body Panel (2) 24″ x 34″
Gusset (2) 18″ x 4″
Drawstring (2) 3″ x 48″
Handle (2) 6″ x 27″

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