Tote Bag Tutorial: Make a DIY Tote Bag In This Easy Class (Includes Pattern)

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Learn how to make your own tote bag with this easy step-by-step tutorial! All you need is a few supplies and you can create a stylish bag.

Make a tote bag with tie straps. The one in the class uses Ankara (African Wax Print) fabric. You can Ankara, or any type of woven fabric like cotton, linen, upholstery fabric or twill (e.g. a fabric which does not stretch). You will learn how to sew a tote bag and a simple method French seam.

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Duration: 28 minutes

Includes Downloadable Pattern: Yes

Teacher: Monica Tetteh

Format: This is an online class. After purchase, your class will appear in your account area and you can watch at any time.

Supplies for the Tote Bag Tutorial

  • 1/2 yard of fabric
  • Pins
  • Scissors
  • Sewing machine
  • Thread
  • A ruler


How do online classes work? Simply purchase, click on the link in your ‘My Account’ area and watch! You’ll find the class broken down into easy-to-watch chunks on the class page. Simply start with the first video and follow along. You can watch on any computer, tablet or mobile.

When will I get the pattern? You’ll receive a link to download the pattern immediately after purchase. If you haven’t received it, please check your spam/ junk folder. You can also find your patterns in your ‘My Account’ area.

What if I need help while sewing? Join our Facebook group and ask any and all the questions you have! We have a team of admins who know our patterns and classes inside-out and are here to help at any point throughout your RP experience. This wonderful community is friendly, knowledgeable, and always willing to help! You can share photos of your RP sews, enter giveaways, get sales information, and new-release updates.