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Santorini Tote printed pattern

Pattern Type: Printed

Newly updated 7/2021 with a cutting chart, new diagrams, and fresh links. The original pattern (2016) is still great and works, I've simply updated and refreshed everything. 

The Santorini Tote is a great bag to make especially if using unconventional materials such as vinyl or cork. This pattern has three size options.

Three size options are included in the pattern: small or purse size, medium, and large. Finished sizes are approximately (will depend on your bottom corners) 16" x 13",   19" x 16", and 21" x 17".  

The video sew-along link is in the pattern so you can follow along easily.

This bag features a zipper top closure as the main bag opening, optional zipper pockets on the outside and inside, and you can use almost any type of straps or handle you wish, including my sew-able leather straps and webbing.

Included are lots of options to help you build YOUR best bag. Zippered security pockets, open slip pockets, and zipper installation are all illustrated and photographed to help you through each step. 

Made for leather, faux leather, vinyl, canvas, cork, duck cloth, & quilting cotton----- all work fabulously.

Purse & Regular size bag: 1.5 yds FOCUS fabric in quilting
cotton, canvas, duck cloth, vinyl, upholstery fabric, or faux
leather for exterior and straps. OR 1 roll vinyl (18" x 54")
1 yd quilting cotton for lining and optional pockets.
One main zipper cut to size per instructions.
1-4 (13”) zippers for optional zipper pockets.
1 yd foam interfacing or equivalent, Decovil Light, or fusible
fleece for a slouchier bag.
1.5 yds Pellon SF101 fusible woven interfacing or equivalent.

Large size bag:1.5 yds FOCUS fabric OR 1 roll vinyl (18" x 54")

1.75 yards lining fabric 
(1) 22” main zipper
1 to 4 (13”) zippers for zipper pockets.
1.25 yd foam interfacing or equivalent, Decovil Light, or fusible
fleece for a slouchier bag.
2 yds Pellon SF101 fusible woven interfacing or equivalent.

Customer Reviews

Based on 15 reviews
Jacqueline S.
Haven’t Created Yet!

I plan to work on the purse size this summer for a Fall bag. I’ve read through the instructions which are beautifully illustrated and very clearly written. The bags’ design takes care all the things we need to carry. Even for a novice bag maker like me I’m fairly certain I can make the Santorini!

Samantha D.
The best tote!

Another awesome and well-written pattern as always from Natalie!

Gina G.
Santorini tote

What a great pattern! Easy to follow. I made the large size fun and fast to make.

Joyce F.
Love My Santorini Tote

I love this pattern. It comes with clear and easy to follow directions. I love all the possibilities and flexibility of this pattern.

judy e.
Santorini tote

Well deserved 5 stars!