Project Tote Bag – Papercut terracotta
This project tote bag has a very handy size. It is roomy enough to carry your laptop, lunch box, water and some more. (I know, I’m using it everyday!). The bag is also the perfect companion for storing your crafting projects, such as sewing or knitting projects.
The tote can be left open or cinched by pulling the cotton draw strings – this bag is one piece so it’s not a separate bag inside another
This bag comes with 4 outside pockets (2 on each side) and 1 inside pocket closing with a zip. So, your precious items are safe!
I have added 2 D-rings so that you can easily add or remove the crossbody strap. The bag has also 2 handles, so you can decide how you want to carry it. Many options!
The part you can cinch is big enough so that you can full close the bag and it is out of oilskin that is water repellent. In addition, I have waxed the outside material (pockets and bottom) to have a vintage look and to make it water repellent. The wax is prepared with natural products only: mainly beewax and a portion of oil.
The outside print has been designed and printed manually by myself.
I used the screenprinting technique. For printing, I use stencils. Therefore, I don’t need chemical agents (photo emulsion) for preparing the screens and cleaning them. I also use only waterbased ink that doesn’t need special cleaning agents. Doing so, it takes definitely a bit longer and bring some additional contrains but the technique is more respectful for our planet!
The prints come on the 2 sides of the bag (on the 4 pockets).
The inside is made of sturdy canvas that gives the bag a very nice stand. The bottom has 3 layers of canvas so the bag is overall robust.
I enjoyed designing the pattern, printing the fabric and sewing the pouch for you. I hope you will enjoy it!
100% Cotton canvas (waxed)
inner lining: 100% cotton sturdy canvas (natural unbleached)
(when drawstring inside: 30 x 15 x23cm – full height: 30x15x35cm)
All products are handmade by me in Germany. No visible seams. All fabrics are purchased in Europe and certified OekoTex.
Please note: exact placement of print varies from bag to bag
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