Firefly Tote


An easy to use tote and project bag! The tote size is perfect for a day trip or a work bag, and the project size is great for knitting or crochet projects, or as a lunch bag! Both sizes feature a fun drawstring closure and an interior slip pocket. A handy front pocket with an additional zippered pocket makes this tote super functional!

Special features:

  • two sizes to sew! "Project" size is the smaller of the two, "Tote" size is the larger.
  • front slip & zip pockets (great for featuring a favorite fabric and oh so useful!)
  • drawstring top closure to keep everything secure
  • interior pocket
  • simplified option for an even quicker sew!
  • so many possibilities!
Skill Level: Advanced Beginner
Approx. Finished Dimensions: 
  • Tote Size - 10 ½” wide (measured at base), 5” deep, 14” tall [26.7 cm x 12.7 cm x 35.6 cm]
  • Project Size - 8” wide (measured at base), 5” deep, 10” tall [20.3 cm x 12.7 cm x 25.4 cm]



Materials needed:

  • See image for list.

Recommended Fabrics:

  • See image for list.

Additional supplies & tools: 

  • Polyester thread
  • water-soluble pen/tailor’s chalk
  • cutting mat
  • ruler
  • rotary cutter
  • size 14 or 16 denim or Microtex needle, 
  • four 8mm rivets & corresponding setting tool (optional)
  • 2 ½ yds [2.3m] {2 yds [1.83 m] for project size} twill tape/ribbon/cord (no wider than ¾”/ 1.9 cm) for drawstring closure