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Time to make things for gifts

Themed Tote Bags Steps to make a bag like this. Takes 1/2 yard of themed printed fabric. 1/2 yard of light weight clear plastic.  You can use the heavier weight if you really want to.  I just use the clear plastic to make the whole tote wipe clean, so It doesn't have to be heavy weight. 3/4 yard of vinyl.  You can use anything, but again, I like the wipe clean for this kind of tote.  You can carry anything in it, groceries, wipe out, carry shopping items, wipe out, carry papers, and momentos.  Or you can use them just to store different things, for organization. 1. You take your half yard of printed fabric and lay the half yard of clear plastic over it and stitch around it so that the two pieces are just one piece of print with the clear sheet on top of it.  sewing about 1/4 in alround the rectangle (you have cut the printed fabric up the fold, so you have two rectangles-front and back) 2. You cut a piece of the vinyl so that it is on the bottom or in the middle of the two printed