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Totally Terrific Tote Bag Crafts

The perfect getaway is filled with sightseeing, sand or grass between your toes, and lots of fresh air and fun. Tote bag crafts help you make the perfect thing to “tote” around all of your vacation finds or even just pack a quick change of clothes. There are so many ways to sew, embellish, and make crafts using pre-made tote bags or, if you are up for it, using a free tote bag pattern to sew one yourself.
Tote bag crafts are just fun! Embellishing a blank canvas tote is a craft classic. But have you ever thought of making a simple one from leather or even a t-shirt?
Take a look at these fabulous DIY tote bag crafts…creative inspiration you’ll use on all your adventures!
Free Mini Tote Bag Pattern
This is a super easy tote bag pattern you can download for free and customize however you would like. And it’s reversible! You can quilt the front and back or just choose a fabric you love and go for it.
studs and pearls: side diy: Stenciled Reusable Tote Bags
I wanted to go with reusable tote bags to not only encourage recycling (I’m all about these reusable shopping bags) but to further showcase the DIY ethic and drive of what studs & pearls is all about. When all is said and done, ……
studs and pearls: side diy: Stenciled Reusable Tote Bags
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DIY Tassel Tote – Honestly WTF
Spring is in full bloom and my weekends have been spent soaking up the glorious weather, shopping at the farmer’s market, embarking on mini getaways and enjoying picnics in the park. Surely, these outings need a carryall ……
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pretty and fun: DIY // beach ready tote bag.
Beach-Tote-DIY-4. The upcoming long weekend is SO CLOSE and oh man, I cannot wait. Not only does Memorial Day give us some desperately needed time off of work, but it also means that it’s summer time! In anticipation ……
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StoneGable: NO SEW FLOWER TOTE DIY
This colorful tote bag took me a couple of hours to make and will surely be my favorite summer bag! STONEGABLE SASSY FLOWER TOTE DIY. 1 Burlap Tote bag ( I got mine HERE). assorted fabrics, one with flowers….
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Posed Perfection: DIY Initial Monogram Tote Bag
DIY Initial Monogram Tote Bag. Have you been racking your brain trying to come up with a fun personalized gift for someone special in your life? Maybe it’s your child’s teacher, or a soon-to-be graduate, or perhaps you need a ……
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Hey Wanderer: the DIY: PILLOWCASE BAG
the DIY: PILLOWCASE BAG. Our friend Allison told us about this wonderful idea. It was so wonderful we just had to make one! It’s probably one of the greatest ideas ever… good job finding this one Allison! If you get a chance, go check out her and her husband’s blog. All you need to make the bag is a pillowcase and a … two pointed ends together, patterned sides facing together. Just like that you have a nice bag/tote perfect for groceries or your study gear or whatever!…
Hey Wanderer: the DIY: PILLOWCASE BAG
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Make It Monday ~ DIY Beach Towel Tote ~ 5/26/14
Make It Monday ~ DIY Beach Towel Tote ~ 5/26/14. Are you ready to hit the beach this Memorial Day? I know I am. In fact, I might be there right now! I’ll be taking along my new Beach Towel Tote to lug all our beach equipment ……
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Appletini Photography – DIY Tote Bag Gift
The most difficult part was making the stencil. My Mom is a unicorn fanatic so we knew she’d love a unicorn tote. I’m sure if I Googled it I could have found a unicorn stencil in a matter of minutes but my DIY slave driver wouldn’t ……
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DIY Reversible Tote Bag | – Elizabeth Joan Designs
I had decided it was time to ditch the diaper bag and prepare for summer with a new tote bag. The traditional size was a bit big for what I was looking for, so I went with making a smaller sized one….
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DIY Ombré Flower Stencil Tote | Made + Remade
Decorate a simple, inexpensive canvas tote with an ombré effect stencil to shop the farmer’s market in style. Get the how-to from Ellen on DIY’s Made + Remade blog….
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Mixin’ Mom: Hashtag Tote Bag DIY
Who hasn’t seen the adorable “hashtag” tote bags by Kate Spade? Well… you can make yours own for a fraction of the cost! All you need is a $5 canvas tote bag, acrylic paint of your choice, a foam brush, paint tape, and black ……
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Elizabeth Avenue: DIY Skinny Tote
When summer comes around, do you find yourself loving the more casual things in life? Like plain t-shirts, jeans and tennies? For me, my go to outfit is just that, with the simple addition of a tote bag! Today, I’m sharing my ……
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diy gold leaf tote | craftgawker
This DIY is tote-ally awesome! Gold leaf is applied to a canvas tote bag for a custom fashion accessory for summer….
diy gold leaf tote | craftgawker
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Buy or DIY | Leather Tote Bag Tutorial | Sewbon
Every other month, Caroline and I are each going to share an item that we’d love to buy from a store and then also share a DIY on how to make it. That way, you can either buy or DIY! Madewell Inspired Leather Tote Bag ……
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IRON & TWINE: DIY Belt Strap Tote
You know I love finding practical uses for old items and currently I’m obsessed with thrifted belts! For just a couple bucks you can typically find quality leather or a fun color. After craving a new market tote, I shared this DIY at ……
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Shabby Chic DIY Ruffle Tote
Remember my first ruffle tote? Well, I made another one! Only this one, (in my humble opinion), is TEN times more beautiful! Being as I am a classical music lover, I am in love with this tote. I couldn’t be happier with how it ……
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