How to sew a simple Shopping or Market Bag


Shopping Bag

This video will show you how to sew a simple fabric shopping bag.

Click the image below to watch the video in Youtube.

The bag is large, sturdy and handy for trips to the grocery store, farmers market, department store or library. It has a boxed bottom for added convenience.

Shopping Bag

To make this sturdy bag, you will need a sturdy fabric such as denim, duck cloth, sturdy broadcloth or home decorating material. It can be made with less than a yard of fabric. The straps are made from webbing strap material.

Follow the step-by-step instructions in this video to sew the market bag.

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Cotton Webbing - Black

Flat Strap. 1" x 10 yards. Manufacturer: Wrights Affiliate Link to Sold at Create For Less


Cotton Webbing - White

Flat Strap. 1" x 10 yards, Manufacturer: Wrights Affiliate Link to Sold at Create For Less


Denim Fabric

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Home Decor Fabrics

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