Refashion Camp Day 2: How to Make a T-shirt Bag

by This is Carrie on September 21, 2010

I’ve done this t-shirt bag project with lots of new/young sewers, and it’s always a hit.  Loosely based on this tutorial from Martha Stewart, the bag comes together easily and quickly, leaving plenty of time for some creative freezer paper stenciling.

For added technique and vocabulary, I suggest a adding nice boxed corners & making french seam on the bottom of the bag for added strength.

*Note: The “T-shirt Refashion camp” series will cover the projects I did with a cute group of 8-11 year old girls this past summer, but the projects are great for begging sewers/refashioners of any age.

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Sarah September 21, 2010 at 1:09 pm

I made a tshirt backpack the one day.. I bought my son a shirt that ended up being too small so I repurposed it..

http://sarahlaneroad.blogspot.com/2010/08/tshirt-backpack.html

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Karen Bennett September 22, 2010 at 10:45 am

I love this! You have such great ideas!

Please stop by and see my blog. After reading your posts for a long time I have started one of my own. I hope that one day it is as nice as yours!

Karen
http://needdistraction.blogspot.com/

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