Sewing Pattern by Noodlehead
Pattern name – Crescent Tote
Finished Item – Small Tote Bag for everyday Essentials or small projects with pockets
Paper Pattern and Instructions only, does not include fabrics or notions
This petite tote is perfect for stashing a knitting project and a few essentials. The small shape fits snugly under your arm and the curved lines really play up its feminine design. The zippered front pocket holds those little items you want to keep secure and easy to access—while adding a fun detail—and its flat bottom makes it easy to set on a table. You’ll love keeping this tote by your side!
***Video tutorial on the noodlehead website for setting the oval base.
front zippered pocket
interior zippered pocket
Skill Level: Advanced Beginner
Approx. Finished Dimensions: 10¾” [27.3 cm] tall, 10” [25.4 cm] wide and 5½” [14 cm] deep (measured at oval base)
Requirements based on 44”-wide fabric.
5/8 yard [.57 m] Exterior Fabric
¾ yard [.69 m] Lining Fabric (includes interior pocket)
1 yard [.91 m] Fusible Woven Interfacing (Pellon SF101 – 20”-wide)
½ yard [.46 m] Fusible Fleece Interfacing (Pellon 987-F – 44”-wide)
(1) 6” [15.3 cm] zipper for interior zip pocket
(1) 8” [20.5 cm] zipper for exterior zip pocket
1¼ yds [1.2 m] of 1½” [3.8 cm] wide cotton webbing (for handles)
Recommended Fabrics: Canvas (7-9 oz. weight) for exterior fabric. Quilting cotton for Lining.
Additional supplies + tools: Cutting mat, gridded ruler, rotary cutter, pinking shears, water-soluble pen/tailor’s chalk, size 14 or 16 denim or Microtex needle, polyester thread, Sewline glue pen
Paper (printed) pattern:
Paper pattern version includes instruction booklet with step-by-step instructions and professional illustrations, pattern sheet for flap piece and templates, rotary cutting instructions/measurements for all other pattern pieces (just cut and sew, no need to cut out pattern pieces), full-color cover sheet, all tucked into a resealable poly bag.
Sell finished items! You (the purchaser of this pattern) can sell finished sewn items made using this pattern (on a home-based scale), credit to Anna Graham www.noodle-head.com is appreciated!