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Create a t-shirt bag with a quick stitch & a snip!
Do you hold on to old t-shirts? Shirts that remind you of a great time in your life, but are frankly too small/big/unflattering/awkward to wear anymore? A quick cut & stitch will help you lessen your nostalgic t-shirt load, & you get a cute bag out of it!

Posted by M.e. from Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States • Published See M.e.'s 16 projects »
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  • How to sew a t-shirt totes. Upcycled T Shirt Bag - Step 1
    Step 1

    First, lay your t-shirt out.

  • How to sew a t-shirt totes. Upcycled T Shirt Bag - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut the collar & sleeves out as shown on the right.

  • How to sew a t-shirt totes. Upcycled T Shirt Bag - Step 3
    Step 3

    For the bottom, turn your t-shirt inside out.

  • How to sew a t-shirt totes. Upcycled T Shirt Bag - Step 4
    Step 4

    Sew a seam along the bottom, just above the original hem line of the shirt. I curved my seam up along the sides, but this isn't necessary. Turn your t-shirt right side out.

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