Lets go fishing!  These totes are prefect for that trip to the beach or wall decor for your underwater themed room!

Fish Tote image

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • 2 bandanas per fish tote
  • 1/4-yard white cotton
  • 48″ of cord or ribbon for drawstring
  • Basic Sewing Supplies
  • Sewing machine

DIRECTIONS:

  • Cut 2 fish tales from pattern.
  • Cut 2 fish head from pattern.
  • Cut a 2″ circle from the scrap of the bandana for the eye.
  • Right sides together join the fish heads to the fish tales using 1/2″ seam allowance.
  • Right sides together join the two fish bodies along one side.
  • Serge or zig zag stitch around the entire fish.
  • Fold the top edge of the fish head under 1″ and press. Top stitch 1/8″ from the fold and the raw edge to form the casing for the drawstring.
  • With right sides together, stitch around balance of the fish, using 1/2″ seam allowance and stopping just short of the casing.
  • Turn the fish inside out and thread the drawstring through the casing.
  • Place the fish eye on the head and zig zag stitch around circle. Top stitch 4″ from the bottom between the fins.

Skill Level:  Some experience necessary

Approximate Crafting Time: Varies