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T-Shirt Tote Bag
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T-Shirt Tote Bag

Crafting Time:
  • 1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores

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Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • 1 Jersey knit T-shirt
  • 1 or 2 Iron-on transfers
  • Basic sewing supplies
  • Sewing machine
  • Scissors
  • Iron*
  • * Only use iron with adult supervision.

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Lightly press T-shirt.
  2. Fold T-shirt in half lengthwise.
  3. Starting from the center front fold approximately 3" below the neckline; draw a "U" shape and continue a straight line up to shoulder seam.
  4. Measure approximately 2-3 inches from this line at shoulder toward armhole. Make a mark. Draw a second "U" shape down from shoulder around sleeve and armhole.
  5. Using scissors, cut out strap using markings as a guide.
  6. Unfold T-shirt to see bag and strap shape.
  7. Turn T-shirt inside out and sew along bottom.
  8. Turn right side out.
  9. Fold under 3/8" around strap. Press.
  10. Using a zig-zag stitch edge, sew around strap.
  11. Place iron-on on right side of garment.
  12. Following manufacturer's instructions, adhere iron-on to bag.
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