This is a great Beach Bag or Shopping Bag pdf pattern it is large enough for cereal boxes that always rip the bottom of the plastic bag. Chips, toilet paper, Kleenex, an any of those large items that they will only put one in a bag what a waste. Now you can get it all in to one with your nice sturdy handle to care it home. Once you try using it you will want more than one. Beach Bag or Shopping Bag pdf Pattern only, !!!!!!!!!!You are purchasing a pdf pattern only!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The pattern is super easy it only takes a couple of hours or less once you get your pattern drawn up. Shopping Bag is 25" across top opening making it a total of 50" opening. Deep 17" Across the bottom it is 7" x 18 1/2" The pattern includes: 1 - cover page 1 - supplies list 4 - instruction pages with lots of pictures 1 - Diagram with your easy to draw pattern. Supplies: 5/8 yard- For bag only no straps or pockets. 1 1/8 yards - For Bag pocket & straps USE: Heavy Fabric or Denim or Fabric with very close weave. You could also use Heavy Nylon or a Jacket made of nylon and cut it up, you might have to piece it to make the pieces large enough. 2 7/8 yards - of 1" cotton or polyester webbing. 20" x 27" or larger Shipping or wrapping paper If you want to recycle some old denim jumper or dresses they work great. You can use the hemline as the top of your bag and you don't have to even topstitch it, it's already done for you. And I use the bodice for the pockets. I also use a curtain for the other one. I am very detailed and this helps any person of any sewing level to make a great project. Oh did I mention I taught craft & sewing classes for about 10 years. So I feel by giving you this much information it's just like me being there to help you. ~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~ (c)2009 by: Adorie Rhodes DO NOT COPY, reproduce, distribute this pattern/idea/design/tutorial in anyway. COPYRIGHT INFORMATION - This is an original pattern designed, illustrated and drafted by me. You may use this pattern to make and sell at venues such as Ebay or craft fairs, as long as you are a small (one/two person) business. Copyright for the design remains with Adorie's Designs, with all rights reserved. The actual patterns cannot be duplicated in any manner for the purpose of resale. You are welcome to sell this item finished if you would add a link to your item and give me the credits for my design in you item description www.civilwarlady.etsy.com Thank you! Downloads After your payment is successfully processes, you will receive an automatic email notification letting them know the file is ready on the Downloads page to be downloaded. This sewing pattern will be sent to you by email in the PDF format. You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer to open and view pattern. If you do not already have it, it is available free from their website www.Adobe.com You'll be able to download the files as soon as your payment has been confirmed. PDF included You are purchasing a sewing pattern only - the photos are shown as examples of what can be made with this pattern. Finished Handbags are not part of this sale. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Very easy great for beginners SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Shopping Bag is 25" across top opening Deep 17" Across the bottom it is 7" x 18 1/2"