The Penfield Pocket Tote PDF pattern includes step-by-step illustrations and detailed instructions, along with supplemental photos. I’ve also included extra tips to help you achieve a professional looking finish. Each pattern piece is labeled with a letter and includes specific cutting instructions. Pattern pages are numbered and easy to assemble.
The Penfield Pocket Tote pattern contains actual pattern pieces, not just a list of rectangular measurements. The bag interior includes a divided elastic pocket, a small zipper pocket, and a divided slip pocket with spaces for pens. The bag exterior has two large pockets, one on the front and one on the back. The front also includes a small exterior pocket.
This sewing pattern is available for digital download only.
Penfield Pocket Tote pattern files include:
- 11 pages of clear step-by-step directions, with illustrations & supplemental photos
- Expert tips for a professional looking finish
- Print-at-home pattern pieces
Finished Dimensions are approx. 14.5″ x 16″ x 3.5″
Recommended Fabrics and Supplies:
Exterior – 1 yd. (56″ fabric)
Contrast exterior – 1/2 yd. (56″ fabric)
Lining – 2 yds. (44″ fabric)
Mid-weight fusible interfacing – 4 yd. (22″ wide – like Pellon SF101)
Fusible stabilizer – 1 yd. (45″ wide – like Pellon 971F or 987F)
2 rivets – 1/4” (4mm) post length
1 d-ring 1”
2 (size 24) metal snaps
1 (size 3/4″) magnetic snap
1 zipper – 7″
Elastic – 12″ of 1/4″ wide
Webbing – 2 yds. of 2″ wide (optional)
Wax bar (optional)
Exterior & contrast: canvas, denim, duck cloth, twill, wool
Lining: quilting cotton, linen, or other mid-weight fabric