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Lunch Bag

By: Jill Shepherd from
Lunch Bag
Lunch Bag
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"How to make a new lunch bag for your kid. The example is shown made using recycled and upcycled materials. Clear photos of all stages and suggestions for materials are given. Design a personalised lunch bag for your child!"

Project TypeMake a Project

Time to CompleteIn an evening

Sewn byMachine


Materials List

  • Outer fabric - a strong fabric is best, but anything can work!
  • Inner waterproof or water resistant fabric like rip stop nylon, or an old pool toy also works well!
  • Foam sheets for insulation - I used old silver car windscreen shades.
  • Long zip and part of a strap for the handle
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Kids would love carrying one of these lunch bags to school. Especially if it features one of their favorite cartoon characters.

Wow these are so cool! What a creative way to reuse a bunch of old materials.


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