Guys! Guys! Look! I made a T-Shirt Bag ❤
It even has 4 pockets in the inside!!!!
I’m super proud of it so I wanted to show it off!!
If you are interested in making a bag of your own, check out Chi Chi Dee Handmade‘s tutorial! She has great instructions that are super easy to follow!
The main thing I did differently from her tutorial was that I added fusible backing to my t-shirts before I cut them into shape. T-shirts tend to roll and are super hard to cut in a straight line because they stretch and move, so if you are using old t-shirts I highly recommend applying the fusible backing and then cutting afterword. It will make it much easier!
The other thing I did differently was that I put pockets on the inside instead of the outside, and I made my pockets a little differently, but, as you can see, they are a bit lopsided, so I would suggest following her instructions on pockets.
My original plan was take lots of pictures and document my step-by-step progress, but I kept forgetting to take pictures. I started out strong and even documented opening and setting up my sewing machine for the first time (it was a Christmas present!) but after that I got a bit sporadic.
I’ve never actually been to Halloween ComicFest, but my Dad and my Uncle got a bunch of t-shirts free with one of their comic buys and I really really liked the design on the black shirt so they gave it to me. The problem was that the shirts were 3XL, so I couldn’t wear them, but I thought they would make a cool tote.
It took me 5 hours from start to finish (including about an hour figuring out how to set up my sewing machine) but it was worth it! I am super happy with how it turned out!