Explorer Tote - Noodlehead Pattern

Reference: NHP538

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Enjoy filling up the large size tote for an overnight getaway! Or make the small tote size for everyday use.

Special features:
front pocket, divided back pocket, and large divided interior slip pocket
open top or recessed zipper closure options, flap with closure provides extra security for both
large size includes short handles and a detachable strap, small size features over the shoulder straps

Skill Level: Advanced beginner

Approx. Finished Dimensions: 22” W, 14” H, 7” deep - large (18” W, 13” H, 4” deep - small)

Materials needed:
Requirements based on 44”-wide fabric.
Size small noted in { }.

1 yard Exterior Fabric
1 3/4 yard {1 yard} Lining Fabric (includes interior pocket)
1/2 yard Contrast Bottom*
½ yard {¼ yard} Accent Fabric (includes strap/handles)
2 ¼ yards {2 yards} Fusible Woven Interfacing Vilene 2VG700
3/4 yard {½ yard} Fusible Fleece (Pellon 987F - 44” wide)
1 yard {½ yard} Fusible Medium-weight Interfacing Vilene 2V304
(2) 1”-wide metal D-rings (large only - for detachable strap)
1 ½”-wide metal strap slider (large only - for detachable strap)
(2) 1 ½”-wide metal swivel snaps (large only - for detachable strap)
24” {20”} purse zipper (for optional recessed zipper closure)
Small Turn Lock (approx. 1-3/8” x 3/4” is recommended)

Recommended Fabrics: *Waxed Canvas for contrast bottom. Waxed canvas, cotton canvas, cotton/linen canvas, denim, home dec for exterior. Medium weight (5-6 oz.) fabric for accent. Quilting cotton for lining.

*If substituting fabric types for contrast bottom, additional interfacing may be needed for desired structure

Additional supplies + tools: Polyester thread, water-soluble pen/tailor’s chalk, cutting mat, ruler, rotary cutter, turning tool, seam sealant (such as Fray Check), denim or Microtex needle, pinking shears, small scrap of heavy interfacing (optional) two {one} 8-9mm rivets/rivet setter, (optional) one (size 24) pronged metal snap and snap setter for large tote


Collection/Range Noodlehead
Pattern Type Paper Pattern

Use our handy convertor to help you work out your fabric measurements.

MM CM Metre Inch Yards
910.00 91.44 0.91 36.00 1.00
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