Using reusable shopping bags made from cotton fabric is a great way to reduce your consumption of plastic bags. These bags fold up into little self-contained pockets that tuck neatly in your bag making them easy to have with you all the time (improving the odds that you will use them!).
This download includes patterns to make 4 different sized bags ranging from 9″ x 11″ (23cm x 28cm) up to the XL size 16″ x 18.5″ (41cm x 47cm). The patterns for bag sizes large and x-large have 2 different size handles – one designed to be carried by your hand, the other size to hang off your shoulder.
-Iron (and ironing board)
-Marking Chalk or Pen
-Fabric (1-2 yards depending on which size you make)
This download includes patterns to make 4 different sized bags ranging from 9" x 11" (23cm x 28cm) up to the XL size 16" x 18.5" (41cm x 47cm).
Sewing straight lines with a sewing machine.
Cutting straight lines.
This instant pattern download file includes a set of instruction sheets, a how to print sheet, and the sewing pattern. You have the option to download the pattern for US Letter sized paper and A4 paper.