This post is going to be all about my Takeoff Tote by Erin at Dog Under My Desk. One of my friends gave me some great fabric that came from Luxembourg.I decided to make my daughter-in-law a tote for her birthday. Once I cut out the Takeoff Tote, I realized that I had plenty left over to make a smaller tote for me. I reduced the pattern to 80% and off I went! It is a wonderful pattern full of photos and great instructions! The only advice I can offer is to read the instructions carefully and go step by step; then you should have no problems at all!
|Here are the two totes. I didn't have enough lining fabric to make straps for the smaller tote so I used webbing and really like the look.|
|Here is a close up of the large tote...perfect for a carry-on. There is loads of room for lots of stuff. Note the zipper pocket on the front. There is another slip pocket on the back.|
|There are two pockets on the inside. I divided it in half so there should be plenty of room for all of those important things we carry with us.|
|A close up of the smaller tote. Perfect size for using around town! Notice I even managed to match the pattern! Practice makes perfect!|
|I divided the inner pocket in the smaller tote so that I had space for my phone and the section for all of my other|