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« Reply #130 on: November 20, 2009 01:38:29 AM »

How about a grocery bag?
I tried to make this as easy as possible

Good luck

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« Reply #131 on: November 20, 2009 11:35:28 AM »

Please share with me an easy bag that I can make, following instructions from this site.  I would like to print it out and go to town with it.

Thank you so much for any help sent my way.

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It's not from Craftster, but the With Love Tote tutorial is super easy (only 3 pieces) and it's lined! 
If you want to have boxed corners, read this page as well:  Tutorial: Box the Bottom Corners of a Bag

There used to be a PDF of it all, but it's gone now.
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« Reply #132 on: November 21, 2009 07:42:55 PM »

I read this before & couldn't think of anything until now. How about this:


Not from Craftster, but it looks easy enough. It'll teach you how to attach handles to a bag as well as how to make the bag.

« Reply #133 on: November 25, 2009 07:42:29 AM »

I'm new here, so pardon me if I'm not in the right place.  Smiley

I was thinking of making the ladies in my family some kind of tote bag out of neckties for the holidays.  Not a purse, mind you-I've found some wonderful ideas for those around here.

But more of, like a small shopping tote. That sort of size.

Is there a pattern for this anywhere around the internet?

I was hoping for something like this, but perhaps a little larger (which I'd inline, but ten posts and all...):



I should probably add to this that I'm not exactly an expert sewer. Smiley
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« Reply #134 on: December 01, 2009 10:35:21 AM »

Did you ever end up making this bag? I was thinking about attempting it myself for my sister in law.

« Reply #135 on: December 03, 2009 07:18:50 AM »

That is a super cute bag! Would love to make it as well!
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« Reply #136 on: December 06, 2009 09:31:40 AM »

I know I'm coming in late to this conversation.  I suggest you head to the store, go through the pattern books and grab a pattern with this basic bag shape / style.  Watch for the pattern sales.  You can pick up patters for as little as a buck or two.

Then come home, study the pattern and revise it as needed to create this bag.  You'll be looking for a pattern that has separate pieces for:

The front & Back
The bottom
The sides

You can do this!

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« Reply #137 on: December 10, 2009 04:53:49 AM »

I like the shape of the bag at the link below. I've never attempted making my own pattern but would like to try this. I can't tell what the pattern shape is. For instance, is it just 2 pieces sewn together or is there a bottom piece or is it maybe like the Jordy bag? I'd take any advice anyone can offer. Here's the link:
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« Reply #138 on: December 10, 2009 04:23:52 PM »

The bottom looks rounded, not squared & looks like there is a short pocket on one side & a long pocket on the other. The shape is kinda like this one: http://artsycraftybabe.typepad.com/tutorials/phoebe_bag.pdf. Maybe you can use this shape & just add pockets at the ends & modify the strap.

« Reply #139 on: December 10, 2009 09:31:06 PM »

Hi I found these site today, while looking for to make myself.



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