The Professional Tote Bag Pattern has all the compartments and pockets that today's professional woman needs with a pleated pocket on each side, a front zipper pocket and a large back pocket to just name a few. Finished size is 18" wide x 15" tall x 5" deep.
- Main fabric - 1 1/8 yds of 44" wide fabric
- Lining - 1 1/2 yds
- Contrast fabric - 1 1/4 yds (additional 1/3 yd of making fabric handles)
- 2 1/2 yds heavyweight fusible interfacing (44" wide Decor Bond Pellon works well)
- 3 1/2 yds webbing/belting for handles OR 1 covered lightweight cotton webbing with fabric.
- 2 cord locks (for outside pockets)
- 1 1/2 yds of narrow cord to fit into cord locks
- 7" zipper to match main fabric (front zipper pocket)
- 18" zipper to match main fabric (top closure of tote)
- 14" zipper to matching lining fabric (inside center pocket)
- Vinyl scrap 3 1/2" x 4 1/2" for business card pocket
- 6" of Velcro to coordinate with contrast fabric for pockets in lining
- Magnetic snap or Velcro for outside back pocket
- Optional: D ring or D ring with swivel hook for key fob