Yesterday I posted an Instructable on how to make a water bottle bag out of scraps of fabric and I mentioned that I was originally going to make it with an upcycled grocery shopping bag. Well now I'm back with another bag, and I've used the shopping bag to create it, but this time I've made a BYOB wine bottle carrier!

The shopping bag I used was too small to be of any use to carry groceries and we didn't really need it, so my husband snuck it and another plastic bag into the garbage. Luckily I found them before they hit the curb!

Step 1: Watch the Video

Watch the video to see me make this handy bag from start to finish. I've used every possible piece of the fabric bag and even harvested my drawstring from another upcycled plastic bag!

Here's what you'll need:

  • 1 reusable grocery bag
  • 1 reusable fashion bag with cord handle
  • Sewing machine
  • Seam ripper
  • Cotton ironing press cloth
  • Printer
  • Freezer paper + a piece of cotton fabric if you choose to print a design for your bag
  • Pins
  • Grommet + grommet pliers
  • Bodkin
  • Plastic cord lock
  • Sheers
  • Pointed scissors
  • Chalk pencil
  • Pencil
  • Black thread

About This Instructable




Bio: Like Birdz of a Feather, I tend to flock to anything creative. I take my inspiration from everything around me; especially things that might otherwise ... More »
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