My Favorite Shopping Bag

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Just a quick post to show off the cute bag I whipped up this afternoon. I picked up the awesome elephant fabric at an estate sale last weekend. The elephants are felted. I made it reversible with a teal and brown plaid on the inside and a contrasting pocket. I am going to make another and then donate them to the guild for the quilt show silent auction.

New shopping bag

New shopping bag


I made a couple of these bags for myself several years ago from an Ikea curtain I found at Goodwill for $2. I still use them every time I shop. I found the pattern at sawdustgirl.com in a post from 5/16/2011.

Come on, you know you want some too! They are adorable AND functional!

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About thecraftyfarmer

I love a project - and I always have tons of them going at the same time - Sometimes it is hard to prioritize, but the usual order of importance generally looks like this: PROJECT 1) My relationship with my exceptionally wonderful husband PROJECT 2) The raising of my four children - the oldest just done with college, the second about to go off to college, a high schooler, and a middle schooler PROJECT 3) Keeping up with my mother and my friends PROJECT 4) Growing and cooking healthy food for my family and friends PROJECT 5) Sewing, knitting, repurposing furniture, or other crafty endeavors PROJECT 6) Playing with my constant shadow - the family (?) dog PROJECT 7) Looking after our house in the suburbs and our farmhouse ........ PROJECT 999) Keeping up with the 12 loads of laundry I seem to have every week!

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