When it comes to bags and totes. I am very much a girly girl. I love rainbows, unicorns and fluffy clouds 🙂 I’ve been in need of a new book bag for library trips… what better reason and time to make one than the Quilting/Sewing Retreat I was at over the weekend?? This DIY Felt Heart Rainbow Tote only takes about an hour and half to whip up!
What you need:
Outer fabric (something solid or with a very minimal print is ideal)
Felt in rainbow colors
Inner Fabric for lining
Sewing Machine, needle, thread and scissors.
I still haven’t actually written the pattern for the way I make my totes… and I forgot to take pictures during the process of this one. I PROMISE I will do it soon, in the mean time, this pattern from Craftsy will help you create your own DIY Felt Heart Rainbow Tote!
The only difference would be that I add a layer of batting for stability and you’ll need to add your felt hearts in rainbow colors to the front.
To get the hearts all the same size, I cut a template out of scrap paper, and then traced it onto all of the different colors of felt I wanted to use. Then I cut each of them out with sharp scissors. It took a couple tries to get the order the way I wanted, once I had them in the right position/order, I pinned them in place and secured them with a line of straight stitching.
Once I get that pattern written I’ll update this post!
I love this DIY Felt Heart Rainbow Tote! Its practical and perfect for so many things! Currently I’m using it as a project bag and have my latest hoop art project and thread inside. It would also make a fabulous book bag or even a grocery or market bag!