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Save the earth in 2 ways! Recycle your shirts and stop using Plastic!
Take 2 of your t-shirts and turn them into an awesome tote bag! I used a sewing machine to do this but you can aways hand sew. Sorry about the lack of photos, totally forgot to take them.
So let me know what you think and i totally want to see your versions!

P.s. i got this idea out of the book "108 ways to transform your t-shirt" by Megan Nicolay

Posted by Charlotte H. from Toronto, Ontario, Canada • Published See Charlotte H.'s 5 projects »
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  • How to sew a t-shirt totes. Awesome Tee Shirt Tote - Step 1
    Step 1

    Cut off the hem of both t-shirts.
    Then cut off 5 inches off the bottom of each shirt then cut the strip so it becomes a long rectangle.

  • How to sew a t-shirt totes. Awesome Tee Shirt Tote - Step 2
    Step 2

    Then through both layers cut a rectangle 14 inches by 15 inches on both shirts but make sure you keep them together

  • How to sew a t-shirt totes. Awesome Tee Shirt Tote - Step 3
    Step 3

    Then keeping the layers together, good sides facing in, stitch up the two sides.

  • How to sew a t-shirt totes. Awesome Tee Shirt Tote - Step 4
    Step 4

    Now take the 2 strips from step one and fold each side in about 1/2 an inch then fold the intierstripin half.
    Do this with both strips

  • How to sew a t-shirt totes. Awesome Tee Shirt Tote - Step 5
    Step 5

    Now take both strips and pinch both of the ends together and pull them through the tube. Without twisitng the strips pinch the 2 sides and pull them trough the tube. Pin the ends of about and inch is showing to the bag. Now sew the bottom of the bag, through all 4 layers of the strips too.

  • How to sew a t-shirt totes. Awesome Tee Shirt Tote - Step 6
    Step 6

    fold down the top of the bag about an inch and sew.

    Turn Bag inside right

  • How to sew a t-shirt totes. Awesome Tee Shirt Tote - Step 7
    Step 7

    Pin the straps to the bag on both sides. Sew around the entier strap.

    Finished! I hope that all made sense.. if you have any questions just ask!

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Yazz
Yazz
wooo thats so cool love it xx
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Yumi N.
Yumi N. · 12 projects
I had this book! I loved it so much! I made that tote but I put the strips on the inside 'cause my t-shirts had writing on them and I didn't want to cover it. I love yours Happy
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