So happy to introduce to you my newest pattern, the Redwood Tote! Yayyyyy!!!! I think you’re going to love making it and even better yet – using it! It has some really fun features that I know you’ll appreciate:
- front zippered pocket
- top zipper for keeping everything secure
- back slip pocket
- interior slip pocket
- crossbody adjustable strap
- short handles for easy grab and go
- reinforced base!
The Redwood Tote is a zip top crossbody bag. It has short handles too, which are so handy! I just love using mine. The front zippered pocket is where I keep my phone and small wallet (my Minimalist wallet to be exact). And the back has a super convenient slip pocket where I stash my keys. I love that it’s next to my body and that both pockets are easy to use.
The inside has a divided slip pocket to keep a few essentials and the main compartment is nice and roomy! The zipper opens nice and wide so it’s easy to find what you need.
And! Don’t forget the reinforced base! It’s a fun detail that looks great but also functions as a stable base. It’s really fun to see it come together, too!
It has so many great possibilities with all sorts of fabric combinations. I love that if you want, you can split the exterior into two different fabrics. It makes for a fun visual impact. It’s really fun to make and I just can’t stop! So plan on seeing tons more plus my testers made sooo many gorgeous versions, too. Excited to show them off here next week.
I also put together a hardware kit in both nickel and antique brass, so if you need hardware be sure to pick one up. I also have the zippers needed, too! And leather: (15″ for the short handles (3/4″-wide), 56″ for the crossbody strap (1″-wide))
I can’t wait to see what you make! Please tag me on social media (@noodlehead531 on Instagram) and add #noodleheadpatterns #noodleheadredwoodtote, too!
Alternate view tote: Harriot (Thick Woven in Spice) by Carolyn Friedlander for Robert Kaufman Fabrics, Waxed canvas from AL Frances Textiles, lining is Kitchen Wovens in Slate by Elizabeth Hartman