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Take A Stand Tote

Stand-up totes in two sizes have an easy-to-install zippered top that opens wide for easy access to the contents.

Each Take A Stand tote features an adjustable, detachable carrying strap and plenty of room for supplies and more.

Two zippered pockets on the outside of the tote and two inner mesh pockets keep everything organized and easy to view.

Small: 8-3/4"H x 12"W x 6-1/2"D

Large: 12-1/2"H x 16"W x 8"D

The small Take A Stand tote make a perfect stand for the Tool Case in our Running With Scissors pattern. Just fold the Tool Case over so that the inner pockets are exposed. Place the Tool Case "billboard-style" over the upright tote. You'll love the stability and easy access to all your supplies. The large tote will hold the Running With Scissors Tool Case and/or fabric, tools, and more.

Supply List:
  • ByAnnie Take A Stand  Stand Up Totes pattern
  • 3/4 yard of each of the following:
    • Main fabric (body of tote, pockets) 
    • Lining fabric (lining of tote, pockets) 3/4  yard
    • Coordinating fabric (bindings, straps, handle, zipper pulls
  • ByAnnie’s Soft and Stable 18” x 58”
  • Fusible interfacing 2” x 11 1/2”
  • Mesh fabric 12” x 13”
  • Handbag zippers (size 4.5) - one 24” or longer single-slide zipper AND one 30” or longer double-slide zipper
  • 1” polypro strapping - 2 1/4 yards
  • Two 1” D-rings 
  • Two 1” swivel hooks
  • One 1” wide-mouth slider
  • Fold-over elastic, 20mm - 1 1/2 yards
  • Thread to match fabrics
  • Sewing machine in good working order, with accessories - needed at all sessions
  • Walking foot, 1/4” foot and zipper foot
  • Size 90/14 topstitch needle
  • Quilter’s bent safety pins
  • Removable marking pen or pencil
  • Bodkin or safety pen
  • Fabric clips, highly recommended
  • Straight pins
  • Rotary cutter, mat and quilter’s ruler (6” x 24”, 12 1/2” x 12 1/2”, 20 1/2” x 20 1/2”)
  • Optional:
    • ByAnnie Stiletto & Pressing Tools - highly recommended
    • 1/2” bias tape maker
    • Tube turning tool
Prior to first class:
Cut out main, lining and coordinating fabrics according to pattern instructions for the small tote.  Pay close attention to notes in Section IA regarding cutting dimensions and using directional fabrics, if applicable. 
  • Use the labels** provided in the pattern to label pieces as you cut.
**photocopy labels to preserve original labels. 

Skill Level: Intermediate
Skill Details:
Instructor: Sharon Phillips
includes lunch

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.

Contact Us:

Phone: 804-270-1882
Address: 8079 West Broad St
                 Richmond, VA 23294
Hours: Sun-Mon - CLOSED
Tue - Fri 9:30am - 5:00pm
Sat 9:30am - 4:00pm
Saturdays before Memorial Day and Labor Day - Closed