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American flag tote bag pattern with zipper pockets

by Teresa Weaver
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Contains:

*Step-by-step color photos and diagrams *Thorough, user-friendly directions *Easy zipper pocket technique *Measurements in inches (US Imperial Measurement)


Pattern paper format: only US letter

Description

What better way to show your patriotic love than to carry the American flag with you wherever you go! Use this tote bag pattern to make a large, beautiful quilted bag for yourself, or to give as a gift to a deserving veteran or military friend.

Pattern includes thorough, easy to follow directions and clever tips for fuss free sewing. Many clear color photos and diagrams are included to guide you step by step through the project. It's like having a sewing friend at your side!

The finished bag is approximately 15" tall x 21" wide x 4" deep (from front to back). The interior of the bag has FOUR roomy 7"x 9" zipper pockets that are perfect for your smart phone, keys, checkbook, etc. If you are afraid of sewing zippers, this technique is for you! It's one of the most painless ways to make zipper pockets!

This user friendly pattern is designed to make it easy for you to create a bag you will LOVE!

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Materials you need at home:

*1/3 yard red cotton fabric *1/3 yard white cotton fabric *1/4 yard blue cotton fabric with star print *1 yard accent fabric *1 yard coordinating fabric for lining *1/2 yard fusible fleece *1 yard lightweight fusible interfacing *5/8 yard lightweight fusible web *Two 29" lengths of 7/8" grosgrain ribbon *Four 12" plastic or nylon zippers with 1" standard width *Sharp scissors *Sewing machine with a zigzag stitch *Walking foot and zipper foot for your machine *Basic sewing supplies