This little library tote is simple to make and fun to use. It is made from a dishtowel and is lightweight enough for your little reader, but sturdy enough to carry a small stash of library books. Since it is unlined, you will want to be sure to purchase a dishtowel that is made of heavy fabric.
Supplies needed are one dishtowel and matching thread. You can make this project for about $2.50 and it may take you less than an hour to finish. Who knows, maybe you should mass produce these for your children's friends!?!
I bought my dishtowel from Crate and Barrel for $2.00 and it measured approximately 18"X30". The size of your towel will determine the size of your bag (smaller towel, smaller bag).
First you will need to fold your towel along the long edge so that you end up with a rectangle. Next you need to trim some fabric off the edge of your dishtowel. I cut off 7 inches, but you can cut more or less depending on the size that you desire your finished tote to be:
You are done! Now all you need to do is gather your readers and head to the library for some books!