DIY: Farmer’s Market Tote

This simple DIY Farmer’s Market Tote is perfect for the eco-conscious foodie.

| March 2014

  • A simple farmer's market tote isn't just for grocery shopping. Easy customization and varying sizes make them perfect for tons of different uses.
    Photo by Gregg Snodgrass
  • "Simple Gifts" by Jennifer Worick is full of inventive DIY projects to make the sweetest handmade gifts for anyone — men, women, children and pets.
    Cover courtesy Voyageur Press

Create handmade and heartfelt gifts by following the simple tips and instructions provided by Jennifer Worick in Simple Gifts: 50 Little Luxuries to Craft, Sew, Cook & Knit (Voyageur Press, 2010). Not only does Worick outline eco-conscious gifts for any holiday or occasion, she also provides resourceful ideas for gift wrapping. The following farmer’s market tote, from chapter two "Fiber and Fabric," is easy to customize on an individual basis.

You can purchase this book from the Capper’s Farmer store: Simple Gifts

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I love bags—purses, handbags, clutches, you name it. And lately, I’ve been collecting and making roomy canvas and fabric totes. The way I see it, you can never have enough bags for the grocery store and beyond. This sturdy, eco-friendly tote has a million uses, and you can customize it for each recipient. It’s such a snap that you’ll start knocking out totes for friends, family, and random passersby.

Farmer’s Market Tote

SIMPLY PERFECT FOR: Eco-conscious folks

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