With just two quick seams and some fast cutting---you are finished! These t-shirt totes are strong and washable! Use for groceries, library books, tennis balls, gym clothes or pool supplies---use for anything you need to carry!
Did You Know.... Plastic shopping bags are typically used less than 30 minutes and only 1 % are recycled. The average American adult uses approximately 288 bags a year, or 22,000* in an average lifetime... make and use a Recycled T-Shirt Totebag today! *Source: 2008 Piedmont Environmental Alliance, NC
This is my first Instructable- any comments are appreciated. I am doing this recycling project for my Girl Scout Gold Award- I hope to share the information with as many people as possible! Thanks for your interest-
UPDATE: Thank you for your support and words of encouragement- I have successfully completed my Girl Scout Gold Award Project! Thank you for helping me spread the word- just say no to paper or plastic!
Step 1: STEP ONE
-Heavy weight cotton T-shirt (heavy weight fabric & Youth size XL or Adult S or M work best)
~ 3- 5 straight pins
- Pencil or pen
- Dinner plate
- Sewing machine