Caravan Tote + Pouch by Noodlehead
This Caravan Tote and Pouch pattern makes a useful and sturdy tote with lots of great organized storage with a cute coordinating zippered pouch included. You’ll be ready to go whenever life calls!
Features an optional pocket for knitting needles making it particularly suited to the knitter on the go.
- Exterior zippered pocket and exterior flap pocket
- Knitting needle slip pocket & yarn guides
- Bonus Zippered Pouch
- Mix and match your favorite prints!
Advanced beginner to intermediate (depending on what features you choose to include).
Approximate finished dimensions:
Tote: 14” H x 14 1/2” W, 23” including handle, 5” D
Pouch: 7” H x 10 3/4” W
Requirements based on 44” wide fabric
Exterior Fabric 3/4 yard (0.7m) or 1/2 yard (0.5m) if not making pouch
Contrast Top/Pocket Fabric 1/2 yard (0.5m)
Zippered Pocket Lining Fabric 3/4 yard (0.7m)
Lining Fabric 1/2 yard (0.5m)
Lining Center Panel Fabric FQ (0.25m)
Interior Slip Pocket Fabric FQ (0.25m)
Handle Fabric** 1/4 yard (0.25m)
Fusible Woven Interfacing 2 1/2 yards (2.3m)
Medium Weight Fusible Interfacing 1 yard (0.9m)
14” Zipper (tote); 10” Zipper (pouch)
18mm Light-strength Thin Magnetic Snap
2 sets 8mm Grommets
3 sets Size 24 Metal Snaps
2 1/2″ piece 1”-wide Twill Tape/ Ribbon/Thin Leather
**Handle Options: Substitute (2) 25” pieces of 1”-wide leather or (2) 25” pieces of 1”-wide cotton webbing
Additional supplies + tools:
Thread, water-soluble pen, 1/4”-wide fusible web tape (optional), cutting mat, ruler, rotary cutter, seam sealant, turning tool, (2) 1/4” x 5” scraps of leather/ribbon for zipper pull, denim needle, snap setter, grommet setter
Recommended Fabrics: home dec, heavy linen, denim, canvas, twill, duck cloth, for exterior and lining. Quilting cotton for lining.