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Rag Rug DIY Tote Bag

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Rag Rug DIY Tote Bag
Rag Rug DIY Tote Bag
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Turn a dollar store rag rug into a chic and colorful tote bag for spring and summer with this fun sewing tutorial. This Rag Rug DIY Tote Bag uses a $5 rag rug and leather accents to create an expensive looking tote bag without the designer price tag.

Similar to bags from Anthropologie, this DIY tote bag can be made in a single weekend and requires needles that can sew through heavy duty fabrics, so be sure to check your notions before you start. Create a durable and stylish tote for all of your summer necessities with this simple tutorial for how to sew a tote bag.

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I love this bag so much, because it's got a great pop of color for everyday outfits, looks super durable, and is not expensive to make. Thanks so much!


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