To make this bag you’ll need 24 charm squares (5″ squares) and some extra matching yardage for the exterior, batting and some fabric for the lining.
Learn to make this bag in 7 minutes
Note on straps
I’ve lately moved to using webbing for straps in my bags the reason being that the handmade straps I’ve used in the past wear a lot faster than the bag itself.
They’re inexpensive and you can get them in many colours.
More bag tutorials
If you’d like to explore other bag tutorials I’ve made over the years, here’s a roundup:
- Expandable tote bag
- Patchwork beach bag
- Tote bag tutorial
- Laptop slipcover with straps
- Charm pack tote bag with inside pocket tutorial
- Charm squares and embroidery tote bag
- Spirit tote bag
All the tutorials are free.
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