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What You Need to Make a Tote Bag From a Feed Bag
Free directions for a totebag made from a pet food bag

Tote Bag Made from a Cat Food Bag

Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to About.com
If you buy large bags of pet food, Rock salt or many other items at the grocery store, you are buying packaging that you can re-use once it's empty to make great tote bags. This is a great re-use re-think kind of project that takes a usable material and stops it from ending up in the landfill while creating a strong durable bag that you will use for years. Given the kind of materiel the bags are made of, it easily wipes clean so it is no big deal if a grocery item leaks.

What You Need:

  • An Empty feed bag made from woven tarp like material
  • Scissors
  • Thread
  • 1" wide Webbing Strap - two 18" to 20" pieces
  • Optional but suggested - double fold bias tape
  • Sewing Machine

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