Intro: Make a Tote Bag Into a Tool Roll / Pencil Case
Tote bags (the ones they give you to carry your purchases home) can actually make great tool rolls or a pencil case. This format of storage is great in that you can easily group together everything without much hassle, and also easily open and display all your utensils. For instance, this would be a great pouch to have for people who use large messenger bags that have zero organization, compartments, or pockets. This isn't a tool roll that costs an arm and a leg because of it's super rugged small batch [ smatch] USA handmade good looks, but it could be if you just acquired a leather bag from a thrift store in combination with a women's belt.
THINGS YOU NEED.
1. A tote bag
3. Craft making/enhancing beverage
THINGS YOU MAY NEED.
1. X-Acto knife
3. Sewing kit
YOU CAN SPRUCE THIS ROLL UP.
Hem the edges, use the straps as part of the hem, sew in pockets, etc. But I wanted a crude reuse of something I'd probably just throw away or use to hide dirty rags.