The Grab ‘n Go Tote by Peppermintsticks is a giant-over-sized bag guaranteed to hold everything your 18 inch doll needs for a day of fun. It’s fully lined with an option for a pocket and a charm accent. The bag features a pair of jelly bracelets for the handles and is the perfect accessory, mixing function and style. This easy level pdf pattern has step by step instructions to personalize a tote just for you.
Recommended Fabrics: Light to medium weight cotton wovens, denim or twill
Basic Tote Bag:
-2 Coordinating fabrics, 1/4 yard each or 2 Fat Quarters- Woven fabrics light-medium weight
-Needle for hand sewing
-2 Jelly Bracelets (flexible, plastic, about 2 1/2" - 3" in diameter)
Tote Bag with Pocket:
In addition to basic tote supplies add:
-Mesh or coordinating fabric: 12 inches x 4 1/2 inches
-Ribbon trim: 3/8 or 5/8 inches wide, about 15 inches
Coordinating fabric trim: 1 5/8 inches x 7 1/2 inches (can be cut on the bias to create a unique pattern)
-Ribbon: 3/8 inches x 1 3/8 inches
-1 "D" ring: 10 mm or size to fit your ribbon
-Charm or dangle earring
-Lobster claw and/or jump ring used to attach
An extra note: The jelly bracelets used for the handles are plastic and flexible. They come in bright color bundles at trendy jewelry stores in the mall, in many party stores, craft stores, children’s departments or in Walmart’s main jewelry department. You can find them online at Oriental Trading, Ebay and Amazon with great deals. You might need to purchase more than one bundle to get 2 matching colors, or try mixing for a fun mismatched look.
Skill Level: Easy
What You Get: One 22 page sewing pattern that you digitally download as a PDF file so you can start your project immediately! The PDF sewing pattern provides full color step-by-step illustrated instructions and full size pattern pieces. A PDF reader is required to view and print the files (example: Adobe Reader or Preview for MAC). The download link is received immediately after the transaction is complete. Print copies are NOT available.
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I love this totebag! It uses elastics for handles which is really cute and easy to put over a doll's shoulder. It's big enough to use for an overnight bag or a beach bag or a play date. My GD was delighted to "design" the charm to attach to the front - lots of options there and a chance for little humans to show their creativity. If you only make one tote bag, this is the one to make. Grab 'N Go Tote Bag by peppermintsticks. And it's only $3.99.
Made it for my two granddaughters. Easy to make. They love their tote bag.
Good pattern. Easy to use!