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An Old Tent Transforms into Shopping Bags

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An Old Tent Transforms into Shopping Bags

  I am always interested to learn how someone’s idea develops, even a small idea like a humble design for an everyday object  My idea for a shopping bag sewing pattern came from a combination of environmental concern, a less than perfect shopping bag, and the wearing out of an old tent. One of the most pervasive and continuous concerns I have is for the sustainability of the planet. This concern is always in the back of my mind and I have many habits that are informed by it. We recycle whatever we can, we compost, we chose careers that...

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