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20 mins

Because plastic is SO last year!
Make a shopping tote from
an old graphic tee.

Posted by Jaime is Crafty from Tustin, California, United States • Published See Jaime is Crafty's 11 projects »
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  • How to sew a t-shirt totes. Tshirt Shopping Bag Tute - Step 1
    Step 1

    Get your supplies ready and lay out the tshirt and plastic bag nice and flat.

  • How to sew a t-shirt totes. Tshirt Shopping Bag Tute - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut the bottom of the bag off but
    leave the bag folded.

  • How to sew a t-shirt totes. Tshirt Shopping Bag Tute - Step 3
    Step 3

    Lay the plastic bag on the
    t-shirt.

  • How to sew a t-shirt totes. Tshirt Shopping Bag Tute - Step 4
    Step 4

    Fold the side hem of the shirt in to replicate the plastic bag.

  • How to sew a t-shirt totes. Tshirt Shopping Bag Tute - Step 5
    Step 5

    Seem along the t-shirt’s hem.

  • How to sew a t-shirt totes. Tshirt Shopping Bag Tute - Step 6
    Step 6

    Cut the sleeves off.

  • How to sew a t-shirt totes. Tshirt Shopping Bag Tute - Step 7
    Step 7

    I leave the section where the sleeve is attached to the arm hole.

  • How to sew a t-shirt totes. Tshirt Shopping Bag Tute - Step 8
    Step 8

    Cut out the top of the bag.
    I use the plastic bag as a pattern for how large I would like the opening to be.

  • How to sew a t-shirt totes. Tshirt Shopping Bag Tute - Step 9
    Step 9

    Then make a rolled hem around the opening to finish off.

  • How to sew a t-shirt totes. Tshirt Shopping Bag Tute - Step 10
    Step 10

    Now you will fold the straps in half on the shoulder seem and sew
    this flat to finish the bag.

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PineconePrincess
PineconePrincess · Roseburg, Oregon, US · 19 projects
kool!
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mosskeeto
mosskeeto · Brentwood, Tennessee, US · 8 projects
ohh amazing!!!
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Leah O.
Leah O. · Encinitas, California, US · 8 projects
I like it too!
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Channie
Channie · St Louis, Missouri, US
this is so neat and quick mines turned out so good...
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katy w.
katy w.
thats cool
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ʎǝuʇɹnoɔ
ʎǝuʇɹnoɔ · Wellington, Wellington, NZ · 6 projects
fantastic!
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Sugarlishes
Sugarlishes · Fort Hood, Texas, US · 136 projects
this is really neat!!!
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