Added Jul 18, 2008
I like reusable shopping bags, and it makes me happy to have pretty ones. This bag took about 1 1/2 hours to make, later ones took less, probably about an hour.
Cotton exterior, I cut up a black sheet to make linings for several of these.
I used this tutorial:
For later versions, I modified the gusset and made the pocket a bit smaller. The tutorial is very well done.
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