Melting Snowball Tote
Advanced | 52 min 53 sec
Introduction
00:55
Materials
01:28
Make Tote
06:20
06:14
02:40
07:30
12:10
07:07
Finish Tote
08:29
Taught by Anna Maria Horner
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To make this modern patchwork tote, Anna Maria combines elements of two traditional blocks – the Log Cabin and the Snowball. She creatively riffs on the essential elements of both to arrive at her Melting Snowball Tote, which is lined and interfaced. Anna Maria covers cutting instructions, how to construct the bag, add a pocket and comfortable straps, and assemble it all into a charming, oversized tote bag.

 
Here’s what you’ll need:
Materials:
  • One printed fabric scrap approx. 5” square (Color A - Anna Maria uses Pressed Field in Peony from her Field Study Linen/Cotton blend fabric line)
  • ½ yd. of 5 solids (Colors B-F. Anna Maria uses Free Spirit Designer Solids in Gold, Lapis, Cosmic, Fuschia, and Mulberry)
  • ⅝ yd. fabric for tote back (Anna Maria uses Saffron Velveteen from her Field Study velveteen fabric line)
  • ⅞ yd. fabric for tote lining (Anna Maria uses Spotted in the Crowd in Grace from her Field Study fabric line)
  • Fabric scrap for pocket (Anna Maria uses Pressed Field in Violet from her Field Study Linen/Cotton blend fabrics)
  • magnetic snap
  • 1¼ yd. medium weight single sided fusible interfacing
  • cutting mat
  • rotary cutter
  • clear quilting ruler
  • straight pins
  • sewing machine
  • iron and ironing board
  • matching cotton or cotton blend thread
  • fabric scissors
Downloads:
Learn how to:
  • Patchwork block construction
  • Bag construction and assembly
  • Working with interfacing
  • Adding a pocket and lining

What you’ll get:
  • An easy-to-follow lesson on how to create a melting snowball tote
  • 8 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Downloadable PDF pattern included - $16 value
  • Step-by-step expert instruction by artist Anna Maria Horner
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students
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Melting Snowball Tote Reviews
71 users recommended this class to a friend
Sherri DeHart
The bag is pretty and functional. Thank you for detailed instructions and for your enthusiasm for the project.
March 29, 2024
 
Vontina Collick
Wonderful class can be used for the basic beginner.
More than 3 months ago
 
Marybel Mustelier
great class
More than 3 months ago