Quilting Tote Bag Patterns made from charm pack

6 Easy Quilting Tote Bag Patterns You Will LOVE Sewing


I love tote bags. Can you really ever have enough? I love these quilting tote bag patterns our team found. We tested patterns and had a blast making these quilted bag patterns. 

If you are new to quilting, it is simply putting smaller strips of fabric together. No matter your sewing skill level, you can easily make these bags. 

Without further ado, let’s get to the fun part of checking out these quilting tote bag patterns and letting you find the one you want to make for your next sewing project. 

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Quilted Tote Bag Pattern

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How cute is this tote bag? This is such a great way to use up your scrap fabrics. It has become on of my favorite tote bag patterns.

I always have extra fat quarters or fabric from sewing projects and this quilted tote bag patterns is super easy to make. 

The finished bag size is 16”x 13.5”x 3.5” and handles are 28″. The original design has an applique which you can do or leave it off is super cute and you could easily make it. 

We highly recommend this tote bag tutorial. The pattern has all the supplies listed and is super fun to make. 

Large Tote Bag Pattern

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If you are new to quilting tote bag patterns, this is the perfect pattern to get you started. You can easily use different fabrics and piece different art gallery fabrics if you want to be creative. 

To quilt it, you can add vertical lines that are decorative on sewing machines. So much fun to just play and make it your own. 

The digital pattern was well written and easy to follow. I did the lining fabric as a contrasting color and the pockets on the inside are large enough for everyday use!

Will fit most any electrical devices for on the go! Pockets will easily hold water bottle, phone, keys, wallet and so much more!

This bag is perfect for the grocery store or farmer’s market or a weekend getaway. It’s actually the perfect everyday bag if you like big bags and not a little bag. 

Charm Pack Tote Bag Pattern

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Download Pattern: Charm Pack Tote Bag Pattern

If you have extra charm packs lying around, these are perfect for this quilting tote bag patterns. 

You can create this spacious tote bag with just one charm pack and a single extra fabric. It’s a versatile pattern that can also be made using 1-1/4″ fabric strips, making it perfect for using up scraps. 

The bag is lined and features one large pocket, one small cell phone pocket, and no zippers, making it a simple and quick project to complete.

The finished bag measures 13 1/2″ tall x 17″ wide x 6″ deep, offering plenty of room for your belongings. Get creative and explore the many possibilities with this quilt pattern!

Donette had a ton of charm packs she bought from a quilting store going out of business. She ended up making 3 of these bags.

She loved the pattern and said it was a very simple piece to make. She did her lining pieces in a solid color that matched her charm packs and did a solid color on the top edge of the bag. 

Zippered Tote Bag Pattern

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Dimensions of the finished bag are 12″ wide at the bottom, 16″ wide at the top, 13″ tall, and 5″ deep.

The Fleetwood Tote is a quilted bag pattern that encompasses all the desired features of a tote bag pattern: a zippered closure, both internal and external pockets (including one exterior zippered pocket and slip pockets both inside and out), absence of bias binding, and completely finished (bound) edges. 

The pattern, spanning 23 pages, is accompanied by comprehensive, full-color, step-by-step visuals guiding you through each stage of crafting your tote.

While none of the steps are particularly challenging, the pattern is quite intricate and is tailored for the intermediate or advanced sewer.

A detailed supply list is provided in the pattern but we do recommend that you are using rotary cutters for your fabric although you can use scissors. 

We loved the boxed corners and Amelia added that it’s a very detailed pattern that is easy to follow. Love this bag!

Canvas Tote Bag Pattern

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This pattern includes not 1 but 3 patterns. The Canvas tote bag pattern is the ideal size for the back of your car. I keep water, a blanket and emergency supplies in there and of course made it with beautiful fabrics. 

Making my own was big savings compared to what I found online of good quality. My SIL wanted one for a backyard garden bag. Hers is made of waterproof fabric we got at our local fabric store and she has her gardening supplies in there. 

It would also make a great tote for your craft supplies or sewing supplies to keep everything organized.

I do recommend if you are going to be carrying heavier things to make sure the bottom of the bag is reinforced or if you will have items that are wet to use waterproof fabric or duck canvas. 

Grocery Bag Pattern

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Download Pattern: Grocery Bag Pattern

This is perfect for the new quilter. The bag is a large rectangle and holds a ton of groceries. You do want to use stronger fabric piece so ensure your grocery bag pattern holds up.

I also did my lining panels with water proof fabric because I buy things that are wet at the store. 

Bonnie made this pattern for are team also and also mentioned that the instructions are so easy to follow. You can easily use a combination of fabrics. You can easily customize this pattern which we love.

These 6 quilting tote bag patterns are just a few of our tote bag patterns. We have an entire library of patterns you can choose from.  

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Here are a few of my favorite patterns I have made. I hope you love them too. 

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