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The Fairhaven Tote is a classy bag that features an attractive weave pattern on the front of the bag. The pattern is written for non-fraying textiles such as cork, vinyl,  or fax or genuine leathers.  You will receive 26 pages of step-by-step written PDF instructions with multiple color photos and pattern pieces.  Some of the pieces need to be cut from measurements. There is also a YouTube video that will assist you with construction on the Simply Classic YouTube channel.


The bag is for the confident beginner and depending on the materials used, may be made on a domestic or industrial sewing machine.


The bag features include:


  • An exterior front weaved panel
  • Two interior slip pockets
  • An interior zipper pocket
  • An interior key fob
  • 11" width at the bottom, 15" width at the top, 12" height and 4" depth
  • Approximate 16" handle drop


Materials & Supplies:


  • 3/4 yard of cork, vinyl or faux leather (2 rolls of 18" textile) OR 7 square feet of leather
  • 1/2 yard of cottom or linen lining fabric  and 1/2 yard of woven interfacing OR 1/2 yard of waterproof canvas
  • 1/2 yard of stabilizer (decovil or foam)
  • 4.25" x 12" yard of stabilizer (decovil heavy or peltex)
  • 1 - magnetic snap
  • 1 - #5 zipper cut to 9"
  • 4 - purse fee (optional)
  • Edge Paint
  • Rivets


This is a digital download and therefore cannot be refunded once purchased. 


The Fairhaven Tote

SKU: FairhavenPDF
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