I used a plastic grocery bag as a pattern. looks to be totes upcycled from T-shirts or other sleeveless tops. Could be nice gift for a teacher.
Burda bag- beautiful and very smart.
Green Lashes and Fashion: Eco Friendly Bags by Zaum
Pink tote with ric rac.Sew N Go Tote Quilted Handbag - PDF Pattern by Jo-Lydias Attic Designs + How to Add Rickrack to Seams Free Video Tutorial
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