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T-shirt Bag

Looking for a new project to try your hand at sewing? How about creating your very own T-shirt bag! This sewing pattern is a fun and practical way to upcycle old T-shirts that you no longer wear. By following the pattern, you can transform a simple T-shirt into a stylish and eco-friendly bag that you can use for shopping, carrying books, or just as a fashionable accessory. The pattern will guide you through the steps of cutting, sewing, and finishing the bag, allowing you to unleash your creativity and customize the design to suit your personal style. Whether you're a seasoned seamstress or a beginner looking to improve your skills, this T-shirt bag sewing pattern is a great way to get creative and make something useful out of materials you already have at home. The T-shirt bag is not only a sustainable alternative to plastic bags, but it also makes a great gift for friends and family. By following the step-by-step instructions in the pattern, you can learn new sewing techniques and gain confidence in your crafting abilities. So why not give this T-shirt bag sewing pattern a try and see how you can turn an old T-shirt into a fashionable and functional accessory that you'll be proud to show off!


You will need:

  • T-shirt with a hollow collar - one that doesn't have any seams that would block a safety pin from traveling through it.
  • Ruler & Scissors or Cutting Mat & Rotary Cutter
  • Sewing machine & Pins
  • Safety Pin


Trim the bottom and sides of the shirt until you create a rectangle.

Pin all around the cut edges. This is a knit material so be sure to use plenty of pins!

Sew a 1/4 inch hem around the cut edges. Remember to back stitch at the beginning and end.

Remember the t-shirt material you cut off the bottom of the shirt? Cut off the hem. Discard or use as a headband. Cut off a 1 1/2 inch strip from ABOVE the hem. You may also have some different colored t-shirt material left over from when you made a Tshirt Rope Bone for Fido!
Cut a little hole in the collar of the T-shirt.
Attach a safety pin to one end of your t-shirt strip.
Push the safety pin and strip through the entire collar.
Remove the safety pin and knot the two ends.

Turn bag inside-out.
Done!

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