The Garden Tiles Bag PDF Pattern - Large Tote Bag Pattern - Quilted Handbag Pattern - Mini quilt on a bag
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PDF Sewing Pattern to learn how to sew a Garden Tiles Bag.
- All the function of a large, roomy tote bag without the boring, boxy look!
- Perfect for travel, shopping, or even a diaper bag.
- Lots of pockets inside and out to keep you organized.
- The side pockets on the outside are perfect to keep a water bottle, cell phone, and keys within easy reach.
- Put your favorite fabric on the front panel or design your own mini quilt to be featured there.
- Wide comfortable straps stay on your shoulder and easily slip on with one hand.
- Instant file download after purchase.
- If you are a quilter you will making love this bag. The design possibilities are endless!
There are pockets built into both walls of the interior. The bag stays closed with a simple to install magnetic snap.
Learn how to install a hidden zipper pocket or choose to leave it out.
Why is it called the Garden Tiles Bag?
The center panel was originally designed as a way to show off my favorite floral fabrics. The flowers in the shape of “subway tiles” are reminiscent of a brick wall with flowers climbing up. Skip the “tiles” and use just one fabric for the Front Panels or substitute a 11’’ x 17’’ mini quilt of your own design. The design possibilities are endless.
This PDF Pattern includes 22 pages of step-by-step instructions with photos to help you through each step. It is geared toward a Confident Beginner sewist who is ready to stretch their skills. I am just an email away if you ever have any questions.
Materials and Supplies needed:
5 Fat Quarters (or ¼ yard each) of different prints - Tiles on the Exterior Front Panel (omit it choosing a plain front)
1/2 yd - Exterior Front Panel & Exterior Side Pocket Lining - Choose a solid for the “Tiled” front panel or print for a plain quilted panel.
2/3 yd - Exterior Side Panels & Handles - solid or tone on tone fabric
1/2 yd - Exterior Side Pockets, Hidden Zipper Pocket, & Interior Pocket Trim - coordinating solid or small print
1/2 yd - Lining - coordinating print
1/2 yd - Interior Pockets & Exterior Side Pocket Trim - coordinating print
1 yd polyester felt by the bolt (at least 56’’ wide) or fusible fleece (Pellon 987f)
1 1/4 yd (20’’ wide) medium weight fusible woven interfacing - such as Shapeflex
28 inches of 1’’ wide elastic
1 zipper 7’’ or longer
3/4’’ magnetic snap
2 safety pins or bodkins
thin piece of stiff plastic for magnetic snap reinforcement (See General Pattern Notes)
turning tool (if making Tiles)
fabric marking pen
rotary cutter, mat, & ruler
walking foot, optional for quilting and sewing the multiple layers together more easily
seam guide for quilting, optional
glue Stick, optional
If you make one I'd love to see it. Post a review with a pictures or tag me on Instagram @bluesusanmakes #GardenTilesBag
Please feel free to contact me with any questions.
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73 shop reviews5 out of 5 stars
Its a pattern. Seems eminently follow-able. Hard to rate quality of a printed pattern.
Lovely pattern. I made this in a day. I made it in the 6 month size for my 5mo and it fit really well. It’s an easy pattern to adapt the way you want, too. I switched the colors (black for stripes, yellow for body) and put the button closure on the front instead of the back. It’s absolutely adorable. My son seemed to like it too!
This pattern was so easy to use. The instructions were clear. I enjoyed my bats
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