Starting with a classic tote pattern, unlock the secrets of basic bag construction with Mary Abreu, author of Little Girls, Big Style and Modern Style for Girls. Create your perfect carryall with simple changes and sew 11 useful projects from a backpack to a messenger bag and a stylish cross-body purse. Just measure, mark, and cut - no printed patterns needed! Add zippers, pockets, handles, drawstrings, and purse hardware for endless variety. Includes a fabric and interfacing guide.