Iolite Tote Tester Round-Up

I am so excited to show everybody the tester round of the Iolite Tote! I couldn’t have asked for a better team to help kick off my very first pattern! I hope y’all enjoy seeing all of these beautiful bags as much as I did!


-Alex

Iolite Pattern Designer


Alex Soelke Bag 1

Exterior: Marine vinyl from Joann Fabrics

Interior: Amethyst in Ashes in TSM luxury cotton

Hardware: Hardware is from Emmaline bags

Stabilizer used: Decovil light

Alex Soelke Bag 2

Exterior: Iolite print in TSM vinyl

Interior: Moda grunge

Hardware: Grommets and zipper tape from Idleblooms, handmade tag and rivets from Emmaline bags, and zipper pulls and feet from Wizardry Stitchery

Stabilizer used: Decovil light

Alex Soelke Bag 3

Exterior: Tawny leopard print in TSM vinyl, straps are Mora Faux leather from Emmaline bags.

Interior: Kona cotton

Hardware: Hardware is from Emmaline bags and zipper tape is from Amazon

Stabilizer used: Decovil light

Alex Soelke Bag 4

Exterior: Dahlia’s flowers print in TSM vinyl, straps are Mora Faux leather from Emmaline bags.

Interior: Kona cotton

Hardware: Hardware is from Emmaline bags

Stabilizer used: Decovil light

Tara Rittenhouse

Exterior: Midnight Floral in TSM canvas,

Interior: Midnight Plaid, TSM Luxury cotton

Hardware: Hardware is from Idleblooms

Stabilizer used: Decovil heavy

Danielle Allen Bag 1 (black solid)

Exterior: Solid vinyl from fabrictopia

Interior: cotton woven from Joann Fabrics

Hardware: Hardware is from Ait Said Creations, grommets from Emmaline bags

Stabilizer used: Decovil light

Nikki Scott

Exterior: Vinyl from Fabrictopia SA

Interior: Leopard Luxe in TSM canvas

Hardware: Hardware is from Idleblooms and personal stash

Stabilizer used: Decovil light

Teal Keller

Exterior: Watercolor Enchantment (black) in TSM canvas

Interior: Watercolor Enchantment (white) in TSM Luxury cotton

Hardware: Hardware is from Idleblooms

Stabilizer used: Decovil light


Danielle Allen Bag 2 (brown solid)

Exterior: Vinyl from fabrictopia

Interior: Tawny leopard in TSM stretch woven

Hardware: Hardware is from Ait Said Creations, grommets from Emmaline bags

Stabilizer used: Decovil light


Paula Coleman Barron

Exterior: Premonition in Faux leather

Interior: Fabric from Hobby Lobby

Hardware: Hardware is from Idleblooms

Stabilizer used: decovil light

Danielle Allen Bag 3

Exterior: Shivering Sands print in TSM faux leather

Interior: cotton woven from Joann Fabrics

Hardware: Air Said creations and Emmaline bags

Stabilizer used: Decovil light


Rejeana Dizon Ebata

Exterior: Harry Potter vinyl from Sweet n charmed. Cork from personal stash

Interior: Kona cotton

Hardware: zipper pull and webbing from WMX sewing notions and hardware from Indo Love Kreation

Stabilizer used: Peltex and foam

Danielle Allen Bag 4

Exterior: solid vinyl from fabrictopia and print is vinyl from Over the Selvage

Interior: cotton woven from fabricopia

Hardware: Strap connectors from Sew Dulce

Stabilizer used: Decovil light

Emilie Kahr

Exterior: Electric Fusion print in TSM vinyl

Interior: woven fabric from Fabricville

Hardware: Emmaline bags and zippers from Blue Calla

Stabilizer used: Decovil light

Sierra Wohlers

Exterior: Emerge print in TSM vinyl

Interior: Linen look in grey in TSM luxury cotton

Hardware: zipper tape and purse feet from my handmade space, grommets from Emmaline bags, and magnetic snap and rivets from Kamsnaps.

Stabilizer used: decovil light

Kayla Murphy

Exterior: Mora Faux leather from Emmaline bags

Interior: Gold haze in TSM stretch woven

Hardware: Emmaline bags

Stabilizer used: decovil light

Emilie Kahr

Exterior: Nightgarden in TSM canvas

Interior: woven fabric from Fabricville

Hardware: Emmaline bags and zippers from Blue Calla

Stabilizer used: decovil light