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Step 1: Gather Your Supplies

  • t-shirt
  • sewing machine, needle and thread or fabric glue
  • scissors
  • large bowl
  • pencil or fabric pen

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Step 2: Sew it Up

Turn the T-shirt inside out, use the sewing machine, needle and thread or fabric glue to close the bottom seam along the hem. Tip: You can double stitch the hem to really reinforce the bottom of the bag.

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Step 3: Cut it Up

Use a large bowl as a template to cut out the collar of the shirt. Then, following the hem, cut the collar off of the shirt.

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Step 4: Cut it Again

Next, cut the sleeves off of the T-shirt.

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Step 5: Trick or Treat

Your bag is ready to go! After Halloween, you can use it to tote groceries, library books or just toss it in your child’s backpack to carry any extra books or project supplies.