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Thread: Tote with Southwestern Flair

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    Tote with Southwestern Flair

    I'm visiting in Albuquerque and found this wonderful fabric. Bought my first "bag" pattern and am glad to learn how to do a number of things I'd struggled with previously. This turned out much bigger than I had visualized, so I got some more of the fabric and will make a matching handbag. This tote is big enough to carry my laptop in. The center pocket is big enough for files/papers plus the pockets on the sides. It has 2 compartments--created by the center zipped pocket. On the front there is a zipped pocket and behind it is a deep pocket that will hold travel passes, etc. On the back size the pocket is 8" square and it has a magnetic fastener on it. Pockets on the sides will hold bottles or an umbrella.
    I can't remember the name of the pattern and its information and I have it all packed up, so if anyone is interested send me a pm and I'll get that info to you. It is a complicated tote but the directions are clearly written and if you follow step by step, it all comes together. Took me a couple of days to get this one done.
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    Rachel

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    Love the touch of the southwest in the colors!
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    Quote Originally Posted by cowgirlquilter View Post
    Love the touch of the southwest in the colors!
    Also my first thought.
    The coordinating solids you used inside look great with it.

    I love a good tote - I haven't used a bag/purse in ages - and this one looks like it can carry EVERYTHING.

    Whenever you unpack, please post the pattern name. Thanks.

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    You did a great job. I love the fabric and colors.
    "In this age of information, ignorance is a choice".

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    nicely done
    Nancy in western NY

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    Love it. Looks like the Professional Tote pattern
    http://thecreativethimble.com/shop/professional-tote/
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    Quote Originally Posted by PaperPrincess View Post
    Love it. Looks like the Professional Tote pattern
    http://thecreativethimble.com/shop/professional-tote/
    Perfect!!
    Thanks for the link.

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    You did a great job on the bag! I love the fabric and all things southwestern!

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    Beautiful tote. And I don't care for SW colors.

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    I love your tote! Thanks for posting. I'm starting to try to make some totes now. What did you use to stiffen the fabric?

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