Handy Little Tote For Every Day Errands

A Pretty Granny Square Tote For Quick Trips.

Make up this fun smaller size tote to carry a wallet, a book and necessities, perfect to use up fabric scraps for a pretty little tote that’s handy too. Boxed corners and a light weight interfacing keeps the tote upright. Choose to quilt the outer section by adding a piece of low loft batting.


You will love the size of this bag and its perfect to use up scraps. For quicker and easier construction it uses pre-cut mini charms to feature an old favorite, granny square. Combine several best-loved favorites and mix up left over mini’s that go together well. Make a two color square. A solid fabric with fun prints and floaty florals could also work. The bag requires 26 squares and can be made totally scrappy. A great afternoon project, make an extra for a friend.

granny square tote Sophie Jane

The granny square provides a myriad of combinations for a fun design and makes for a smaller tote that could take the place of a regular purse. Choose colors your friend would love, throw in a charm pack, or chocolates, and make up the perfect quilty gift. The bag is fully lined but has no pockets or zippers, so it’s a great quick and pretty project.

granny square smaller size tote


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