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Topic: 20 minute tote bag! (T-shirt to tote)  (Read 1141 times)
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« on: August 06, 2010 01:34:05 AM »

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I used <a href="http://www.vanillajoy.com/tutorials/t-shirt-bag-tutorial">this tutorial</a> to whip together the tote.  Actual work time was somewhere between 20 minutes and a half hour.  I gotta be honest, it had been several years since I had sewn anything, and I was pretty shocked that this didn't come out horribly disfigured, lol!

Also, FYI: Watch out with using 15+ year old t-shirts.  I had to make my base a little wider because I managed to put a hole in the bag while ripping a couple stitches.  Oops.

I was so happy with my sewing job that I even went on to make a few throw pillows.  Yay for newfound crafting confidence!  Tongue

« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2010 07:36:36 PM »

What a great bag for the grocery store! Thanks for the link to the tute... yours turned out fabulous!
I've got tons of Tshirts that could now be shopping bags!
Thanks for sharing!
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