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Pepin Tote Pattern | Noodlehead


This totes goes to and from work, on car trips, and anywhere you travel when you need to stash a notebook and extra items that don’t normally fit in a purse. This is a quick tote designed with a few optional add-ons if you’re feeling up to it. Otherwise, it is beautiful and useful in its simplicity as is.


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      Materials needed:

      1 yd* [91.4 cm] Exterior Fabric

      2/3 yd [61 cm] Lining Fabric (includes interior pocket)

      2 yds [1.9 m] Fusible Woven Interfacing (Pellon SF101-20”/51 cm-wide)

      (Optional) 3/4” [18mm] magnetic snap, for top closure

      (Optional) (1) size 24 metal snap, for Front Pocket

      (Optional) (1) 20" [51 cm] zipper, for recessed zipper closure

      (2) 28” x 1” [71.1 cm x 2.5 cm] wide leather straps OR (2) 28” x 1” [71.1 cm x 2.5 cm] wide cotton webbing, for Handles


      Recommended Fabrics:

      Canvas or waxed canvas^ (7-10 oz.) for exterior fabric, quilting cotton for lining

      ^if using waxed canvas (8-10 oz.), reduce fusible woven interfacing to 1 ¼ yd and do not interface exterior fabric pieces

      * if using non-directional exterior fabric reduce to 2/3 yd [61 cm]


          Additional Supplies + Tools: 

          Polyester thread, water-soluble pen/tailor’s chalk, cutting mat, gridded ruler, rotary cutter, size 14 or 16 denim or Microtex needle


            Pattern Return Policy:

            There are no refunds for patterns.