When you imagine a duffle style tote, the picture in your mind probably conjures something made out of a heavy duty fabric in classic tones of tan or brown. We have a couple projects right here on S4H that match the traditional view. But for this stand-out-from-the-crowd barrel bag, we took a different path, using
We love the vintage vibe of this great back-to-school, dual carry tote. Thicker fabric + topstitching detail work together to provide a perfect blend of softness and stability, and to show off the power and precision of Janome machines.
It’s a duffle and backpack in one! The drawcord top looks great and makes it fast and easy to load and unload. Then, slip it on as a backpack for hands-free strolling to the beach – or wherever the day takes you – and back again.
We borrowed elements seen on boutique bags as well as street trends spotted on local school and college campuses. A top drawcord opening is covered by a flap, and the front pocket is fully lined with a secure zipper.