Sewing Pattern by Noodlehead
Pattern name – Poolside Tote
Finished Item – A generous size all-purpose tote
Paper Pattern and Instructions only, does not include fabrics or notions
The Poolside Tote is ready for all your adventures!
it’s roomy! I can fit 4 beach towels and more in mine!
two pocket options, zippered closure or a slip pocket (or you could do both – one on each side)
fun accents to show off your favorite quilting cotton prints
To see more examples of the Poolside Tote from other makers, check out #poolsidetote on Instagram!
Note on interfacing: Within the pattern I give several options for interfacing choices depending on what fabrics you’re using and what type of bag you like. Heavy weight fabrics with interfacing, Soft & Stable, or batting/cotton canvas are a few of the combinations you can choose from. There is more information and details on selection included in the pattern.
Skill Level: Advanced beginner with an adventurous spirit.
Approx. Finished Dimensions: 7.5” D x 14.5” W across base, 14.5” tall, 23.5” including handle
Requirements based on 44” wide fabric.
Exterior fabric 1 1/4 yards (1 yard if using 54’’ wide fabric)
Lining fabric 1 1/4 yards (1 yard if using 54’’ wide fabric)
Accent fabric (Handles, pocket lining) 3/4 yard
Accent fabric (facing) 1/2 yard
10” zipper (optional)
twill tape or ribbon 1” wide 4.5’’ piece
*fusible woven interfacing (Pellon SF101 – 20’’ wide) 2 3/4 yards
swivel clasp (1’’) or d-ring (1’’)
Recommended Fabrics: home dec, heavy linen, denim, canvas, twill, duck cloth, for exterior and lining. Quilting cotton for accent fabrics.
Paper pattern version includes instruction booklet with step-by-step instructions and professional illustrations, full-size pattern sheet and rotary cutting instructions/measurements for rectangle pieces, full-color cover, 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!