Have you ever tried to fill a canvas bag at the grocery store? It can be very frustrating as it flops all over the place and won't stay open. This bag is designed to slip onto the chrome bag stands that most stores have at the checkout stand. The Farmers Market Tote Bag is fully lined for that extra strength needed. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 12 1/2" wide at center bottom 21" across at top 15" tall Front pocket ~ 6" x 8"