No Sew T-Shirt Tote Bag

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Do you have lots of old t-shirts that aren't really suitable for donation? Do you love reusable bags for the grocery, but hate most can't be washed and how expensive they are? Well, I have a solution for you!!! And you don't even need a sewing machine! Just a T-Shirt and a pair of scissors.....

Step 1: Making the Cuts

Match the bottom of the shirt up, front and back, at the bottom. Starting at one end, make a cut approximately 3" about every 1/2", continuing all the way to the other side. You will need to cut the side of the first and the last piece to make them each two strips.

Step 2: Closing Off the Bag

Matching up the back piece with the front piece double knot the pieces continuing all the way across.

Step 3: Creating the Handles

Cut the sleeves off by cutting on the inside of the seams. Cut the neck off by cutting around the seam. Some small necks may need to have a larger opening cut. 

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    BarbieW1

    3 years ago on Introduction

    Love this idea .. WOW .. and it's just so easy to do and I'm making some and I'm enjoying this simple homemade t-shirt bag .. and can be used for just about anything..:) It's put a smile on my little face today..give this a try too and U will be smiling too!!!

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    KarenInRed

    5 years ago

    Did this project used it for a gift bag when I didn't have one.