Sew a Waxed Canvas Tote Bag
Intermediate | 21 min 23 sec
Make Bag
Finish Bag
Learn how to make a simple yet striking all-seasons tote with Amber and Jaime from Fancy Tiger. Made from waxed canvas, this go-to bag is naturally water repellent and perfect for everyday use. The bag is lined and features boxed corners, pockets and leather straps, plus you will learn how to work with waxed canvas and finish the seam allowances for professional-looking results.
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • 1/2 yard waxed canvas
  • 1/2 yard cotton fabric for lining
  • Cutting mat
  • Rotary cutter
  • Long quilting ruler
  • Scissors
  • Sharp thread snips
  • Leather straps
  • 8 rivets
  • Hammer or mallet
  • Sewing machine
  • Thread to match the waxed canvas
  • Denim needle for your sewing machine
  • Chalk pen
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Press cloth
Learn how to:
  • Work with waxed canvas
  • Make a lined bag
  • Box the corners to add dimension
  • Attach straps with rivets

What you’ll get:
  • An easy-to-follow video lesson on how to sew your very own waxed canvas tote bag
  • 5 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Itemized supply list
  • Step-by-step instruction by the expert instructors of The Fancy Tiger
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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Pamela Spears
Seems simple, I’m excited to give it a try!
March 10
Mercedes Baltuano-Valle
Easy to do it
More than 3 months ago
Janet Erickson
Fun project. Cool result! Thank you…
More than 3 months ago