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Quick Upcycled Tote Bag

By: Betz White
Quick Upcycled Tote Bag
Quick Upcycled Tote Bag

You can give yourself a good-as-new bag with ease. Make a Quick Upcycled Tote Bag using materials you already have. This environmentally friendly project only requires a fabric of your choice and an old canvas tote you're ready to give a new face. Follow the simple tote pattern to see how easy DIY sewing projects like this are to complete. The bag sewing tutorial will walk you through the quick, few steps it takes to upcycle a bag into one you'll love to carry around. This a budget-friendly way to add a stylish accessory to your closet.

Project TypeMake a Project

Time to CompleteIn an evening

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Super creative idea! I like it a lot and will definitely update some of my many plain tote bags. Thanks, Betz!

What a great idea. Now. Please excuse my ignorance. What is meant by tablecloth material.

Hi. If you look at the tutorial, the designer used a thirfted tablecloth to add to the outside of an old tote bag. So, the "tablecloth" material just refers to using an old tablecloth. You could really use any material you would like to use for this project though! Hope that helps! Kaylee. editor,

This is not a tote to make. this is a tote anyone can buy. Terrible that this site has to resort to purchased items and sent to a tutorial that is useless.


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