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Sewing Tutorial: The Totoro Bag by ShoriAmeshiko Sewing Tutorial: The Totoro Bag by ShoriAmeshiko

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On my website I'm doing a series where I'm destashing my huge collection of scrap fabrics. ^-^ With every scrap I use up I make up a new little project for it, then give away the project pattern for free! I've amassed over a dozen on my website so far, but since this one is a few months old I thought I would move it here as well

This one was a blast to make >w< It's an oval-shaped purse made to look just like Totoro from My Neighbor Totoro with some cute-looking raw-edge applique. The closure on the top is even done with a leaf, and the handles are even made to be shaped like his ears ♥

The pattern is a .pdf where the first half is instructions, and the second half is a printable pattern that you assemble by taping the paper sheets together.


p.s. If you do end up making it, I'd be ecstatic to see it! And I'll give you more adorable sewing patterns as thanks!

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mondscheinsonate Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2014  Student General Artist
This has been featured in my Art & Design Feature: Vol.02

Have a nice day! :)
XenoRave00 Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2013
super cute ill try it
FacePalmzGodDammit Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh wow! c:
I'll have to make this for my new school bag! :'D
Quick question, what type of material did you use? ^^
ShoriAmeshiko Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2013  Professional General Artist
I used different colors of heavy twill and just plain cotton for the lining ^-^
FacePalmzGodDammit Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thankyou! c:
(Sorry to be a pain, I checked the download and it said what you used. Sorry.)
BWS2K Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2013
Hinata-teh-Lefty Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2013  Student Photographer
If I had found this earlier and had the money, my mom would have loved this for her birthday! It's very cute, great job! >w<
ShoriAmeshiko Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2013  Professional General Artist
Thank you! :D
PeppermintSiren Featured By Owner May 15, 2013
Oh my gosh this looks so adorable, thank you for uploading the tutorial/pattern. :giggle:
minamurrayXVII Featured By Owner May 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
wonderful tutorial! I'll try it out =)
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