Tag: tote bag

Quilted Trick or Treat Bag Tutorial

It is officially OCTOBER!!! Bring on the Halloween decorations, the candy, the spooky and the sweet! When creating the Boo Bunting pattern I realized how well those little blocks could be repurposed into the sweetest trick or treat bags. Read on for a free tutorial on how to make a quilted trick-or-treat bag for the little people in your life! This quilted trick-or-treat bag finishes at 14″ wide by 13″ high, making it big enoughContinue reading

Every Adventure Tote | Triangle Panel

Are the possibilities endless with the Every Adventure Tote? Yes, or nearly so! Today, I’m showing you how to make a triangle panel for the exterior main fabric using my Accuquilt fabric cutter! If you’ve shied away from triangles in the past, I’m here to tell you not to worry! The Accuquilt triangle die makes sewing perfect triangles a breeze! It is a great way to learn a new skill and new shape to incorporateContinue reading

Every Adventure Tote | Recessed Zipper Hack

It is finally here! The most requested hack for the Every Adventure Tote!! Lots of you have messaged me asking for a way to close up your Every Adventure Tote, so I present you with a recessed zipper hack! There’s also a Drawstring Closure hack for the Every Adventure Tote available. This hack requires you to combine several different elements of the Every Adventure Tote, so to make it easier, instead of pointing you allContinue reading

Drawstring Closure | Every Adventure Tote Hack

I’ve been asked many times over the past year for closure variations on the Every Adventure Tote, and I’m so happy to be able to provide one today! Adding a drawstring closure to the Every Adventure Tote adds so much flexibility to the use of the bag! The drawstring closure lies flat against the lining of the tote bag when not in use, so it stays out of the way when you don’t need it,Continue reading

Exterior Straps | Every Adventure Tote Variation

The best thing about the Every Adventure Tote is how versatile it is! Today we’ll go over how to make short exterior-sewn straps for this tote bag. I like to put these on my bag when I’m adding a drawstring closure so that I eliminate bulk from the top seam. Instead of what is listed in the original tutorial, you’ll want to cut the following for the straps: (2) 5″ x 25″ fabric rectangles (2)Continue reading

Every Adventure Tote Hack | Orphan Blocks and Panels

Here’s a fun way to use up orphan blocks or scraps – turn them into an Every Adventure Tote! I love doing this as a way of using up scraps of fabric. This is also a great way to use the end of a fabric you love and can’t bear to part with, even though it isn’t enough to use in a full quilt. In the tote above, I used a quilt block I madeContinue reading