I have never played the game Angry Birds before, but I fell in love with the pig. I think he is adorable. A person could use this same principle to make any simple character for a shirt, bag, or maybe apply the design to a pair of jeans.  I thought he looked awesome!.  I made this removable insulated bag so it could have different uses such as a lunch bag, grocery bag, tote, or even a purse. This is a great way to re-use an insulated bag.  Mine was damaged so I had to cut it down.  You can simply make one bag with handles slightly larger than an insulated bag and place the insulated bag into the new bag.  Then there is only one bag to make.The tote is large enough to carry things that you may need for your outing.  It is pretty easy to make and can be hand sewn in a short time. It could be glued if you wanted. I am not sure about using hemming tape on the vinyl tote, because you need a hot iron, but it would be worth a try. The character could be painted using fabric paint. Follow through and I will show you how easy it is to make.

Step 1: Supplies

1 Vinyl table cloth piece 15 1/2" X 18" cut on the fold.
1 Cotton fabric piece (purple)  8 "X 11" cut on the fold.
1 Cotton fabric piece (green)  4 1/2" X 6" cut on the fold. 
 1 Vinyl insulated bag;  cut (2)  15" X 14" with the handles centered in the middle.  You will use the handles for the tote. 
My insulated bag handles did not match the fabric I was using,  so I removed the handles and made a cover for them. If your handles match,  this step is not needed, just remove the handles and they will be re-attached later.
Cut 2 handles from purple fabric 22" X 15", these will be used to cover the handles. 
Matching thread
Sewing needle
Silk flower, ribbon, or buttons for embellishments optional
Black, white, green, purple embroidery thread
Embroidery hoop
Embroidery transfer pen
Angry birds pig pattern : http://angrybirds.wikia.com/wiki/Bad_Piggies
Tracing paper 
Clothes pin
Paper bag is for an alternate pattern if you want to make it real easy.  Take it apart at all the seams to see how it was made.
That is too cute sunshiine! Great job. :)
Thanks for the cu-do! Hope you have a super day! <br>Sunshiine
Since I'm probably the only person alive who hasn't played angry birds, I'm not big on the game but I do think the characters are pretty cute! Your instructables are always very informative. Love it! <br>
Thank you for commenting! Instructables is such a great site! It keeps me very busy! Not to mention I have so much fun. Have a splendorous day! Sunshiine
haha cool
Thanks there Dusk Shadows! <br>Sunshiine
It's ok i really like your ibles!
I'm <strike>too old</strike>&nbsp;not big on Angry Birds either, but that Pig is so dang<strong> CUTE!</strong><br> <br> Beautiful work!
Thanks! Have a great day! <br>sunshiine

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