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Fika Tote
Fika Tote
Fika Tote
Fika Tote

Sew To Speak

Fika Tote


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Work with Cheryl to make this mid-sized tote. It has many features you’ll love, like two front pockets, a back lapped zipper pocket, interior pockets, and a recessed zipper closure.  It makes a great work, school, or overnight travel bag!  The word Fika is Swedish, meaning “to have coffee”. 

Materials needed:

Requirements based on 44”-wide fabric.

  • 1 yard Exterior Fabric
  • 1/2 yard Accent Fabric
  • 2 yards Lining Fabric (includes interior pockets)
  • 3 yards Fusible Woven Interfacing (Pellon SF101 – 20”-wide)
  • 3/4 yard Foam Stabilizer (byAnnie’s Soft & Stable (58”-wide) or 2 yards Pellon Foam Flex (20”-wide)
  • 1 yard Pellon 987f fusible fleece (44”-wide) optional for interior pockets
  • (1) 18”-20” zipper (closed-ended or separating) for recessed zip closure
  • (1) 30” handbag (head-to-head or single pull) zipper for back exterior pocket (will be shortened)
  • (I used Sallie Tomato zipper by the yard, so this would be an option instead of the zippers listed above.)
  • Fika Tote  pattern by Noodlehead

Recommended Fabrics: Lightweight canvas (7-9 oz. weight) or medium weight quilting cotton for exterior fabric. Quilting cotton for Lining and Accent fabric.

Additional supplies + tools: Scissors, pins, thread, rotary cutter, glue pen or glue stick,  size 14 or 16 denim or Micotex sewing machine needle,  pinking shears

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