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Reusable grocery bag pattern

Old 05-29-2019, 06:44 AM
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just google it. You'd be amazed at the free patterns out there. I did that for a raglan sleeve hoodie and found a great one. I've pattern hacked it and made a few that look totally different than the others. You just download them, print and then tape them together. Very easy
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Old 05-29-2019, 08:23 AM
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Gay that one is really nice and wide,not just a couple inches thick. I'm going to make a few like that. Thanks
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Old 05-29-2019, 12:29 PM
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The fastest easiest reusable bags I know of are made from recycled tshirts. You cut out the neck. Cut off the sleeves, and sew close the bottom of the tshirt. They take about 10 minutes to make. Thrift stores are a great source for tshirts. My kids were also a great source. Cheap and easy.
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Old 05-29-2019, 01:58 PM
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This is the one I use to!

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Here's one pattern. You really need the handle strips to go all the way, not attached to the top, for security.

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Old 05-30-2019, 03:58 AM
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Greenbaglady.com has a very quick and easy bag. Use mine all the time.
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Old 05-30-2019, 05:23 AM
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That's a great thing you're doing!

I cut the bottom out of a plastic grocery bag and used that for my pattern. It takes two layers of regular cotton fabric, because of the rounded part of the built-in handles. But you could do one layer of heavier fabric and finish the openings around the handles with bias tape.
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Old 05-30-2019, 05:58 AM
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The greenbaglady pattern is my go-to also. I've made a lot of different versions of that bag, out of many different types of fabric, including seasonal panels. I like shopping with my Halloween bags in October and my Christmas bags in December... I'm just weird that way LOL.
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Old 05-30-2019, 08:41 AM
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I have lots of totes that can be used for grocery bags, but someday I might make one of these.
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Old 05-30-2019, 09:44 AM
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Love making these bags, thanks so much for all the links
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Old 05-30-2019, 10:00 AM
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great idea, I wear tshirts all the time. Maybe I can embroider them so cover the stains LOL
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