from Bella Cat Couture
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Do you want to use reusable shopping bags but don't want to spend money on the flimsy bags available from grocery stores?
This pattern was designed to make reusable grocery bags from non-woven polypropylene fabric, or olefin. This pattern will also work with ticking, duck cloth, canvas and most home dcor fabrics if you are unable to find the non-woven PP fabric locally.
The pattern was designed so that the bags you make from this fabric are sturdy. They wont tear easily. And they will stand up on their own without piping.
This pattern is easy for beginning sewers and will work for experienced sewers as well.
It includes instructions on how to make a pattern out of freezer paper. It also includes dimensions for rotary cutters. If you are not sure how to rotary cut please check out my free tutorial in my store.
Freezer Paper for pattern making
Sharp Fabric Scissors
Fabric of choice
Seam Ripper if needed
1/4 Foot for your sewing machine
Double Fold quilt binding for straps