OK....without further delay.....Introducing the Stow It All Tote:
The STOW IT ALL tote is the perfect sized tote for a day out shopping, with plenty of pockets to keep you organised while you shop! This spacious tote features 5 exterior slip pockets, 1 exterior twist lock pocket, a recessed zipper closure, an interior zipper pocket, 2 slip pockets and a pen pocket. Of course the addition of a twist lock, rivets (optional), bag feet, rings and cute hooks on the straps makes this tote look so professional!
Approx. size: 41cm W X 31cm H X 11.5cm D. (16" W X 12" H x 4½" D.)
Let's take a look at some really AWESOME testers bags! First cab off the rank was Daryl of Patchouli Moon Studio:
Just gotta love these fabrics! Back view:
Awesome recessed zipper:
Room for the kitchen sink?
Next up we have Robin of Robin's Fabric Nest:
Awesome job on the recessed zipper!
I love the punch of red inside!
Marilyn of Shades Of Bold:
Marilyn used a prequilted fabric and isn't it just gorgeous? (I wouldn't have known it was prequilted if she didn't confess! LOL)
Next up is Trish's very vibrant Stow It All Tote! Don't you just love these goegeous fresh colours?
Next up we have Kay's Stow It All tote. Can you believe Kay is a beginner bag maker? What a fabulous job and Kay's fabric choices are awesome too!
Next up we have Lorena Rey of My Way Of....
Here's a shot of the bag feet:
At one point Lorena found a spiderman in her sewing machine ....when she asked her son (4 years old) why he was there, he told her that spiderman is very strong and he can help her! Isn't that adorable! LOLL
Sue of Dreamscape Studio made this gorgeous version:
Rachel of Tiger In A Tornado made this gorgeous version....aren't these butterfly's COOL? LOL
I love this interior:
...and how gorgeous is this flap embroidery! (Note to myself - MUST start saving for an embroidery machine!)
Next up we have Liz of Moments:
I love this punchy green zipper:
Last but definitely not least is Maria of Mia Creates. Look closely....I challenge you to find just ONE wonky stitch! LOLLL
Maria chose to divide her back pocket into two instead of the suggested three!
I love what Maria did to her gussets!
Maria has a giveaway happening right NOW for some really AWESOME nickle zip ends in a super cute little pouch so be sure to pop accross to Mia Creates and enter for your chance to WIN! :)
So there you have it....some really GROOVY Stow It All Totes.....don't you agree? I would love to run off with them ALL! LOL
Many thanks goes out to my wonderful testers and my proof Reader Rochelle of of esheep designs. Thanks to these fabulous people I feel confident I am bringing you a quality pattern as free of errors as I can possibly make it! :)
So are you feeling inspired and ready to sew? ...You can find the pattern for the Stow It All Tote in my pattern shop HERE!