Make quick and easy to fabric shopping bags using this PDF SEWING PATTERN.
There are three sizes included so you can make them for all sorts of purposes: carrying groceries, taking packages to the post office, storage bags, lunch bags, project totes, carrying toys for the kids or pets, or any other time you need a simple tote bag to get things from point A to point B.
Besides being super simple to sew, these reusable fabric shopping bags are machine washable, fully lined (they are reversible), fold up nicely, and are durable.
You'll receive instructions with text descriptions and color photos. Pattern pieces for the handles are included and the dimensions for the rectangular bag body pieces are provided in the instructions.
The pattern document is delivered by INSTANT DOWNLOAD once your payment is processed.
Sewing Skill Level
Beginner - You have taken a basic sewing class or learned to sew from a book, are familiar with working a sewing machine, and have successfully completed a few simple projects.
Approximate Finished Dimensions
This pattern is written for quilting cotton fabric (but you can make these in any washable fabric), so the bags aren't super big. If you want to make a larger one (use utility fabric), see this blog post for a mod to make an extra large size.
Small: 10" x 8.5" x 3.25"
(25cm x 22cm x 8.3cm)
Medium: 12" x 10" x 4"
(30cm x 25cm x 10cm)
Large: 14” x 11” x 5”
(36cm x 28cm x 13cm)
Supplies (Materials You Provide)
Note - Size specific amounts are included on page 1 of instructions.
• 1/2 - 1 yard fabric 1 for side 1
• 1/2 - 1 yard fabric 2 for side 2
• 1/2 yard muslin or fusible interfacing (Pellon SF101)
• ruler or yardstick
• fabric marker or chalk
Sew It & Sell It
Bags made using this pattern can be sold in your own online store, local boutiques, craft fairs, etc. Please offer michellepatterns.com design credit in written descriptions.
This print-at-home pattern is available for instant download once your payment is processed. You will have 30-days to download your pattern.
Print versions of this pattern are available wholesale here.