Sew Mama Sew has a Green Grocery Bag Challenge going on right now. They are promoting Teresa Van Hatten's, aka the Green Bag Lady, concept of using Green Bags for grocery shopping. The challenge is to get people to give handmade grocery bags for Christmas. They can be a gift or the packaging. Go over and check out the cause but in the mean time, here is a round up of bag tutorials I found.
Fold Away Grocery Bag tutorial, Crafty Ady
Recycled Plastic Grocery Bag tutorial, Dana over at Made
Insulated Reusable Grocery Bag tutorial, Sew4Home
Bird Seed Reusable Grocery Bag tutorial, Curbly
Perfect time of the year with winter just around the corner we are all going to have to fill the feeders up a whole lot more.
Simple Reusable Grocery Bag tutorial, Instructables
If you don't have time to make your green grocery bags, do what I do. I have been using reusable grocery bags, the ones they sell at the grocery stores, for my gift bags. Last year for Christmas I did not buy any new paper bags. I only purchased the grocery kind and used them instead. It was a big hit and all the stores have great designs. Safeway always has green and red ones so they are perfect for Christmas. Try Trader Joe's too. They have some really great looking ones as well, very artistic. I am sure your local store has great ones too so if you cannot make them, at least buy them.
What a great thing Sew Mama Sew and The Green Bag Lady are doing. Help them both spread the word!