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5 Minute No Sew T-Shirt Tote Bag

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Sometimes you simply can’t find a reusable bag to take to the grocery store, but if you have an old t-shirt that’s already destined for the rag bin, you can make a quick, sturdy bag in no time…or at least in five minutes.

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Step 1: Cut off the sleeves

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Step 2: Cut the neck to create the bag opening (the shoulders are now the handles).

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Step 3: Fringe the bottom of the t-shirt.

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Step 4: French braid the fringe.

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Step 5: Tie off the remaining ends and you’re done!

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Author: Kristin Hackler

Kristin Hackler is a freelance writer and editor. She currently lives in Charleston, South Carolina, with her husband, her son Edward, a hound dog and a very self-centered orange cat.

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