What to do with a Free Cloth Shopping BagA person should never moan about their life on a blog. Having said that I'm a bit stressed. I've been
|Upcycled cloth shopper bag|
I cannot bear to waste anything. Ever! It's probably more of a hindrance in life than a help. I recycle old coffee jars into pretty storage containers for nuts, dried fruit and seeds. I've made a - ring - out of old piping and turned wire into - bracelets. I've recycled an old table cloth into a - kaftan, old curtains into a - top - and a - back pack. And made a - kimono jacket - from left over pieces of upholstery fabric. Find all those projects and more in my Greenie Galleries at the top of this page.
|The bag before - I swirled the logo|
I was given this cloth bag as a goodie bag with a bunch of freebies and samples at a health and wellness expo in 2013 in London. Wasn't sure about the logo. Nice of the sponsor to give it to me but I wasn't keen on promoting their life coaching thing. So I up-cycled it. First the bag needed a good wash. Then I made a side pocket with left
|Hemming the top of the pocket|
Next I downloaded a cute rabbit silhouette from the Internet and cut it out of a piece of Shwe Shwe fabric. Sewed the rabbit to the pocket and sewed the pocket to the shopper bag. Easy as that.
And now I love this bag. I use these bags. All. The. Time. They're great for - yes - shopping, but I use them for the gym, carrying books and even an extra hand bag or packed
|Checking the place and size of the pocket|
In the Greenie Galleries at the top of this page I've shared FREE sewing patterns and tutorials.
You would think I have enough to do without starting another blog. But I've gone and done it. I have just started a raw vegan blog - Green and Vegan - and I have my travel blog - Green Point Greenie. My husband thinks I need a new brain. He may be right.
I will be back with more next week,