25 Shopping Bag Tutorials

It’s bags like these that make saving the planet look good, they also make shopping look good. A few years ago, my little sister bought a set of reusable shopping bags from Envirosax that were so adorable, that I had to buy some for myself. Anytime I use them, I get lots of compliments.

Now that I’m sewing all the time, I want to make my own. I’d rather get all those compliments for something I made, you know? So, here’s a list of majorly cute shopping bags good for groceries, produce, clothes, and what not. Make a few, save the planet, get great compliments. What have you got to lose?

1. Roll-up Shopping Bag – Needles and Spatula

2. Reusable Shopping Bag – Mommy to a little lady{bug}

3. Fold Away Shopping Bag – Crafty Ady

4. Perfect Reusable Bags – She Wears Flowers

5. Felt Tote Bag – Martha Stewart

6. Wallet-to-Tote on the Go – Sew Mama Sew

7. Strawberry Bag – ikat bag

8. Folded Tote – Blue Bird Sews

9. Reusable Shopping Bag from a T-Shirt – Miss Make

10. Linen Shopping Bag – Between the lines

11. Leather Shopping Bag – Dirty Hems

12. Fabric Produce Bag – Daisy Jane

13. Curved Bag – U Handbag

14. Charlie Reusable Grocery Bag – BurdaStyle

15. Recycled Grocery Totes – Made

16. T-Shirt Bag – Martha Stewart

17. Sparkle Market Tote – Alisa Burke

18. Market Bag – A Film in the Fridge

19. Cloth Shopping Bag – Pleasant View Schoolhouse

20. DIY Market Bag – Honestly WTF

21. Doily Canvas Bag – Under the Sycamore

22. Pillowcase Bag – Whole Living

23. Reversible Reusable Ruffled Grocery Bags – Sawdust and Paper Scraps

24. Sweater Bag – Perched on a Whim

25. Vintage Market Bag – Sew Homegrown

Be sure to check out some of my other free sewing tutorial roundups:

25 Headband Tutorials

25 Pincushion Tutorials

25 Apron Tutorials

25 Refashioned T-Shirt Tutorials


  1. Tammy says:

    Thanks for including my tutorial. This is a great round up!

  2. These tutorials are pretty helpful in minimizing the use of plastic bags. Especially, the Reversible Reusable shopping bag is the best fit for grocery shopping because of its plenty of space.


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