Travel is great for the soul.
The beautiful Sorrento Beach on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria, Australia is the inspiration behind this design. Stunning beaches, gorgeous boutiques and glorious weather just make me want to pack my bags and head away on an adventure.
The Sorrento Tote is a design your own pocket concept bag, designed to hold all that you need while travelling for a weekend. This bag features multiple pocket options including: zipper pockets, slip pockets, elastic pockets, iPad/tablet pockets, and so many more! Mix and match the pocket options to make your bag unique and suit your needs. This versatile style is also the perfect nappy/diaper bag and its firm finish with clever design features will leave you wanting to make more.
Finished Size: 18” (45cm) wide x 12” (30cm) high x 6” (15cm) deep
Please note this pattern includes a cutting chart only for all rectangle pieces and pattern pieces for the strap connectors and the curved edge of the tote. I chose to do this to save printing and paper, the rectangles can be easily made with a ruler and rotary cutter or scissors.
Hardware requirements: 6 x 1” (2.5cm) D- Rings – 3 x 1” (2.5cm) Swivel Clips – 40 rivets: 8 mm double capped (optional) – Bag Feet x 5 (optional) Zippers: – Main Zipper = 1 x 20” (50cm), #5 Handbag Zipper – 10” (25cm), Zipper Pocket = 1 x 10” (25cm), #5 handbag zipper (optional) 6” (15cm), Zipper Pocket = 1 x 6” (15cm) #5 handbag zipper (optional)
Fabric: – 4 yards (3.6 metres) total. You will use less if you are not adding all of the pocket options.
Breakdown of fabric requirements: – Exterior main body: 1 yard (90cm), Lining body: 1 yard (90cm), Pockets: 2 yards (180cm) I recommend a mid-weight fabric such as cotton/linen blend, cotton duck, or similar, to give your bag stability.
Cork/Leather: – For the connectors, key lanyard and pen holder
Pre-made piping (optional): – 2.2 Yards (2 metres) length
Foam Interfacing: – 1.1 Yard (1 metre) Mid Weight Woven Iron On Interfacing: – 4.3 yards (4 metres) (This includes ALL pocket options) Mid Weight Fusible Fleece: – For large exterior pockets ½ yard (50cm) Other: – Double Sided Tape/Sewline Glue Stick (optional) – Wonderclips – Walking foot may be required for cork/leather – Thread
You are purchasing a PDF Pattern only in this listing, there are no refunds for change of mind, please email me any questions prior to purchase.
Thanks so much, Kylie.