No sew origami tote bag

How to create the No Sew Origami Tote Bag:
  1. Cut out a piece of fabric in a square (I left the selvage on mine to be cheeky). The top image was made out of a square 24×24″ and the bag in these step by step photos was made with a 12x 12″ square. If you want to add a liner, which I did, cut out two pieces of fabric in the same size squares.
  2. Optional: If you’re doing one with a liner, put the squares faced together and sew around the edges leaving a 4″ gap. Turn it inside out and iron flat. Hand sew the edges closed.
  3. Fold the diagonal points together and crease the edge (use an iron to press the lines)
  4. Fold the top point down to the bottom edge and crease. You will use this creased line as a guide.
  5. Bring the left tip to the new guide line and crease.
  6. Bring the right tip over to the guide line and crease.
  7. Hand sew the two folds to the bag.*
  8. Add a snap to the top of the corners.
*No-sew option. Apply velcro to keep the folds affixed to the bag.



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