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Summer tote using preprinted batting

by Linda Theil

I made this quick-and-easy summer tote bag using quilt-as-you-go preprinted batting by June Taylor Co. that I got on sale from Missouri Star Quilt Co. The finished bag is 15 x 14 x 4-inches. 

https://www.missouriquiltco.com/shop/detail/108145/june-tailor-company/june-tailor/alexandra-tote-bag-quilt-as-you-go-preprinted-batting

As with most purse/tote/wallet patterns, working with a heavy-duty sewing machine is very useful. 

To make this tote you will need backing fabric and batting 21 x 32-inches or approximately 5/8-yard of material. You will need the same sized piece of fabric or patchwork for the outer surface of your tote.

For this project I pulled a selection of fabrics from the "Strawberry Fields Revisited" collection by Fig Tree & Co. for Moda Fabrics, also cuts from Three Sisters Favorites: Lemon & Sea Grass collection also for Moda. If you wish to replicate the look of the tote in this blog post you can evaluate fabrics similar to this collection a…