Personalized Grocery Tote

I based this bag off of the Daisy Janie Fabric Produce Bag tutorial. However, I made the following additions/changes:
  • The front fabric square is an original piece of artwork that my 7-year-old did at school. As a fundraiser we could order the art on coffee mugs, t-shirts, etc. AND they had an option for a fabric square – which I bought! He did a self-portrait and it makes me smile.
  • Instead of using one solid piece, I pieced together the front of the bag using some fabric scraps I had that I love and didn’t want to waste. The back is one solid piece. The bag would obviously go much faster with one solid fat quarter like she suggests – but this one is super cute and personalized.
  • Finally – I lined the bag with a vinyl tablecloth material. I also used this for the long strap.

I love the way it turned out. It’s going to my mother as a gift.

I should call it the "Griffin" produce bag.

Back of bag

A peak inside at the lining.


About Melany

I love fabric, sewing, building, DIY, learning, researching and sharing. I find inspiration from others that have pursued and found their passion doing what they love. My biggest success is my family. We are four and we are awesome. They motivate and drive me to do what I love. I want my kids to believe that anything is possible.
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