Store and carry all of your favorite sewing or project tools with this portable tote created especially for kids!
This PDF project plan includes instructions for building a lightweight, easy-to-carry tote from 1/2-inch PVC pipe. In addition to the tote frame, instructions include pattern pieces and step-by-step photos to guide the confident beginning sewist through construction of the fabric storage area at the base of the tote.
Options include a separate base insert to lend stability, as well as a sewn-in, “invisible” version for the more advanced sewist. Features include six exterior pockets with elasticized openings to help keep all of your smaller items safely tucked away until you need them.
Tillie’s Tool Tote makes a great gift, especially if you fill it with tools and supplies for your favorite little crafter!
Need help finding PVC project supplies? Check out our PVC Parts & Supplies page for links to our favorite sources!
Specification: Tillie’s Tool Tote PVC Pattern
Kristin Rutten, creator and site administrator of iCreate for Dolls, is also the creator, owner and operator of Matilda Jo Originals.
Born and raised in Montana, she first learned to sew on her grandmother’s antique Singer sewing machine by cutting out and stitching a simple nine-square pillow. Other projects soon followed and she has been crafting and sewing ever since. In addition to sewing and pattern design, she also enjoys crocheting, scrapbooking and designing WordPress websites.
She makes her home in Central Montana with her husband and four children, ages 9 to 22.