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Super easy tote.
My beloved Nintendo shirt got stained from my 1 year old. ((sigh)). So I had to make something out of it I could use all the time. So I made it into a tote. (=

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  • How to sew a t-shirt totes. T Shirt To Tote - Step 1
    Step 1

    Start with a shirt or fabric if you like. Any size you want.

  • How to sew a t-shirt totes. T Shirt To Tote - Step 2
    Step 2

    If you are using a shirt measure out a square on the shirt any size you like and cut through both layers of the shirt.

    If you are using fabric make 1 long strip of fabric, You will be folding it in half later.

  • How to sew a t-shirt totes. T Shirt To Tote - Step 3
    Step 3

    This is the bottom of the shirt. You will use this for the handles. Cut in half. You should have to strips that are about 3 inches wide and however long you want them. Fold in half and sew up. Turn right side out, put aside for later. (Or you can cheat like I did I used the ends of an old pillow case.

  • How to sew a t-shirt totes. T Shirt To Tote - Step 4
    Step 4

    If you are using a t-shirt sew up all three sides.

    *everyone* Fold fabric in half, and draw a line about 3 centimeters down from the top. Make notches where you would like to have your handles. Then cut inbetween the notches.

  • How to sew a t-shirt totes. T Shirt To Tote - Step 5
    Step 5

    Now you will flatten down the bottom edges, this will become a gusset.

  • How to sew a t-shirt totes. T Shirt To Tote - Step 6
    Step 6

    Draw a line as wide as you would like the gusset to be and sew along the line. Repeat to other side.

  • How to sew a t-shirt totes. T Shirt To Tote - Step 7
    Step 7

    Turn bag right side out, fold along the lines and insert handles where you cut the slits. Pin and sew about a centimeter down.

  • How to sew a t-shirt totes. T Shirt To Tote - Step 8
    Step 8

    Unfold and sew 1 Centimeter down and sew all around the top of the bag. Embelish if you want and your done!

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corrie w
corrie w · Columbus, Ohio, US · 7 projects
tis mine muahahahaahhahahahahahahahhhaha
i own the nintendo tote muahahahahahhahahahhahhaha
and im not sharing ;)
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CO + K User

Thanks ya'll. (=
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minty
minty · 16 projects
cool, i will definitely have to try thisHappy
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Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1427 projects
Awesome how-to, thanks for sharing!
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Brandy g.
Brandy g. · Fort Worth, Texas, US
thanks for the great idea i made a bag the day i saw this!!!
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