Big Rock Tote Pattern

$10.50

The Big Rock Tote looks complex but is surprisingly straightforward to put together. The layered gusset and finished strap ends make this a unique bag! The interior self-closing slip pockets keep your contents secure.

Details:

  • 13 x 11 x 6.5 inches (18 inches wide at the top) // Panel-friendly
  • Minimal hardware; can even be made without hardware
  • Single magnetic snap closure + closure strap
  • Four interior “hidden” slip pockets
  • Lining dimensions included so you can add your own pocket style
  • Straps with finished ends meant to be shown off, not hidden
  • Full video tutorial (link in the PDF)
  • 30+ page full color PDF with illustrations
  • Detailed instructions & tips
  • Measure/cut: eco-friendly cutting chart to save paper
  • Print/cut: all pattern pieces included (except straps)
  • Imperial & metric measurements
  • Use any combination of fabric, tweed, waxed canvas, vinyl, cork, and leather
  • You can use the included strap directions, or use my FREE Strap Guide to make your own straps.

  • 2 yards main exterior material (mix & match): vinyl, leather, cork, home décor, canvas, or similar
  • 1 1/2 yards lining fabric: cotton, home décor, canvas, waterproof canvas, or similar
  • 1 yard fusible woven interfacing
  • 3/4 yard medium fusible stabilizer (Bouncyfirm 160, 525 Decovil Light or similar)
  • 1/4 yard firm stabilizer (does not need to be fusible)
  • One (1) 18mm magnetic snap set
  • Two (2) 3/4 inch [19mm] swivel clips
  • 16 rivets
  • 6 purse feet (optional)
  • Rotary cutter, ruler, double-sided tape

  • Skill level: Intermediate
  • & confident beginners. This pattern relies on precision; you should be able to measure and cut with accuracy.
  • Straps with finished ends, so you don’t need hardware
  • Self-closing slip pockets, so nothing falls out of a wide-open bag
  • Sewing in tight spaces (for example, using a flatbed sewing machine)
  • Creative low-bulk methods, so you can use any type of sewing machine

This is a PDF FILE for download only. You will not receive a finished product.

As this is a PDF file and downloadable immediately upon purchase, there are no refunds.

You will need a PDF reader such as Acrobat Reader or Preview to open the file. The pattern pieces must be printed at 100%, so will need to be printed from a computer or a mobile app that allows you to select 100% scaling.

Big Rock Tote Pattern

$10.50

The Big Rock Tote looks complex but is surprisingly straightforward to put together. The layered gusset and finished strap ends make this a unique bag! The interior self-closing slip pockets keep your contents secure.

Details:

  • 13 x 11 x 6.5 inches (18 inches wide at the top) // Panel-friendly
  • Minimal hardware; can even be made without hardware
  • Single magnetic snap closure + closure strap
  • Four interior “hidden” slip pockets
  • Lining dimensions included so you can add your own pocket style
  • Straps with finished ends meant to be shown off, not hidden
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