DIY Sturdy Storage Totes FREE Sewing Pattern

Storage Totes FREE Sewing Pattern

DIY Sturdy Storage Totes FREE Sewing Pattern

Sew a quilted storage bag to keep your quilts, winter clothes, and your best fabrics organized all year long. You could also keep pillows, coats, and stuffed animals inside!

These totes are great for saving space and keeping annoying moths and bugs (gasp!) away from your stuff.

To make the medium sized storage tote, you will need:

  • 1 yard of fabric for the exterior
  • 1 yard of fabric for the lining
  • 1/4 yard of fabric for the binding and handles (a FQ will work too – or you can use leftover exterior or lining fabric)
  • 1 yard of foam stabilizer (such as ByAnnie Soft and Stable)
  • one handbag zipper (YKK size 4.5) that is at least 41’’ long and has 2 slides.*
  • 1/4 yd 12 gauge vinyl
  • 1/4 yard fusible interfacing (such as Pellon SF101 or Pellon 809 Decor-Bond)

To make the large storage tote, you will need:

  • 1 1/2 yards of fabric for the exterior
  • 1 1/2 yards of fabric for the lining
  • 1/3 yard of fabric for the binding and handles
  • 1 1/2 yards of foam stabilizer (such as ByAnnie Soft and Stable)
  • one handbag zipper (YKK size 4.5) that is at least 58’’ long and has 2 slides.**
  • 1/4 yard 12 gauge vinyl
  • 1/4 yard fusible interfacing (such as Pellon SF101 or Pellon 809 Decor-Bond)

For both sizes, you will also need:

You mightwant to check this Collapsible Patchwork Storage Box FREE Pattern.

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3 Responses to DIY Sturdy Storage Totes FREE Sewing Pattern

  1. Ginnie says:

    Bags look cute and handy. Looking for a box type pattern to use in bicycle basket with drawstring to then use as a satchel when leaving bike.

  2. Stephanie L Wilson says:

    I have been trying to go to the link to download this pattern: DIY Sturdy Storage Totes FREE Sewing Pattern and pay the $2.00.
    The link keeps taking me to Sew she can Sew.

    • Sewing4Free says:

      Hi Stephanie. To download the pdf is totally optional. You can still see the free tutorial and how to make the pattern on the link provided.

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