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Free Tea Towel Tote Bag Sewing Pattern

Create your own tea towel tote bag quickly and easily with our free sewing pattern. This farmhouse style tote bag is trendy, lightweight and stylish!

Hello crafty friends!! We’re excited to share a great project with you today. We’re sharing a printable pdf sewing pattern with detailed instructions and helpful tips that you can download free.

tote bag hanging on counter

The best thing is this sewing pattern and tutorial is perfect for any skill level, even a first time sewer. So if you love classic tote bags as much as we do, you are in the right place! Be sure to continue to the bottom of this post to get all the details.

Quick and Easy Tea Towel Tote Bag

This cute bag is not only perfect for everyday use but also makes a fashion statement with its farmhouse style design. It’s just the right size to fit all your essentials including your cell phone, and small items like chap stick or anything else you need for a day out. And the exterior pocket gives you even more room to hold smaller items.

striped tote bag

Made from a simple cotton tea towel, this bag is not only budget-friendly but also environmentally conscious. Say goodbye to boring store-bought bags and hello to a personalized accessory that showcases your sewing skills. This really is the perfect tote for the grocery store, to use as a beach bag and a great option as a diaper bag. You can even add a little bit of personalization with your Cricut Maker if you like!

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Love to Sew?

If you love to sew as much as we do, you can grab some more of our free sewing patterns. We’ve previously made a few other bag styles like this large rucksack this camo tote bag and this handy drawstring bag.

We’ve also sewn plenty of storage solutions for the home such as this hanging toy organizerstorage ottoman and large fabric storage cubes.

How to Make a Tote Bag From a Tea Towel

For the full how-to instructions for making this beginner sewing project be sure to head on over to our shop and get the free tote bag pattern for this simple design.

You will love the professional finish you get with our free sewing patterns. The best thing is you can customize your own bag design to really make it your own.

Here are a few ways to change it up:

  • Use pretty prints in contrasting fabric
  • Add pom-pom trim or other decorative trim
  • Attach rope handles or contrasting fabric straps
  • Make different sizes
tea towel with stripes

We’d love for you to check out the tea towel tote bag sewing pattern along with other PDF downladable patterns and even more easy tote bags in our Sustain My Sewing Habit etsy shop.

And be sure to share with us if you make your own bag. Tag us on Facebook or Instagram so we don’t miss it!

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Tea Towel Tote Bag

Jane and Sonja
Make a pretty farmhouse style tote bag with the included free sewing pattern.
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