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Tuesday, October 20, 2015

DIY: How To Turn A T-Shirt Into A Tote Bag (Tutorial)

Bonjour Amis!!!

In this post I am sharing a DIY in which we will convert an old T-shirt into a tote bag. For this we will need nothing apart from an old T-shirt and a pair of scissors. Isn’t it cool?

You will need:

1. An old T-shirt (XL)
2. Scissors


Method:

1) Lay the T-shirt out in front of you. Now with the help of scissors cut down both the sleeves of the T-shirt.


2. After that cut out the neck of the shirt as in the pictures.



3. Instead of cutting the neck exactly around the stitching, you can cut a little bit lower down into the shirt so that the opening of your tote bag is large enough to get stuff inside.

4. Now cut the hem off of the t-shirt and keep it aside. As we will need it later on.


5. Then cut the fringe up about 3 to 4 inches long or 1 to 2 inches wide. The longer you cut the fringe, the shorter will be your bag. 


6. This will gives you strips of equal size in the front & back of the T-shirt.

7. Tie the two strips together in a knot that you create by making the cuts. Do this the whole length of the shirt. 


8. Finally use the hem of T-shirt to make a knot at the top of the bag as in the picture. 


Voila! Your tote bag is ready.Fill it with everything you need and you are on your way!


24 comments:

  1. A bag without sewing. It's amazing idea.

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  2. Such an interesting and creative DIY. Thanks for sharing dear :)

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  3. You DIY projects making me fall in love with you ;)

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    1. Toh kisne roka hai.. Let's fall in love.. lol

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  4. It will be fun carrying such a cool bag in college. It awesome dear :)

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  5. wow Anjali... thats awesome.. what an idea :-)

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  6. Simply superb ... I might start buying T shirts keeping bags in mind.

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  7. Nice idea. I'm going to give this a try.

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  8. Sweet wow to the idea you have :) :)

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  9. Very cool it looks, himself also want to do so.
    I've already done without sewing simple but much less nice http://www.open-youweb.com/how-to-make-at-shirt-bag/
    I am happy to see me come out like this again, I like your idea.

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