A number of years ago I made a market shopping bag as part of a Patchwork, Please! sew-along. When I made this bag I used a plastic coated painters drop cloth for the main bag fabric, and did not line it as was suggested by the pattern. It has work well, and has carried many groceries! But, alas, it is looking a bit worn and the plastic coating is peeling on the inside.
|The original first bag.|
A pretty fabric find at a local hobby/decor store inspired me to make a second bag -- this time with the proper lining.
|The fabric -- duck cloth, cotton, and laminated cotton for the lining -- were all found at HobbyLobby.|
|The front pocket is just the right size to hold a list. Although, I must say, when I shop for groceries at a farmer's market I forgo the list, and get a bit carried away with the freshness and color!|
|These straps really are supposed to be one color, but I only had enough strap webbing for partial handles! It works, though...|
|This thing can expand to hold A LOT of groceries.|
|The drawstring top holds everything in.|
|There it is ... the pretty laminated liner.|