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Canvas Tote Doggie Bag

Transform a canvas tote into a "doggie bag."




Transform a canvas tote into a "doggie bag." A U-shape cutout lets your small pooch enjoy the scenery. To make it, use sharp fabric shears to cut a dip into the side of the tote. The depth and width of the U shape will depend on the size of your dog's head, but be sure to leave at least half an inch between the opening and the bag's handles. Cut cotton webbing long enough to cover the U shape. Fold webbing over the raw edge, and use a sturdy needle to hand-stitch it to the opening. 

Boat-and-Tote bag, from $18, Cotton webbing, 1 inch, $1.15 per yd.,

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Reviews (5)

  • Doggie Nation 7 May, 2013

    This is a cute dog bag. I like it. I would like to make my own for Lucky. He would love this and I can carry him along when going to the mall or park with lesser effort. You can also visit this site Doggie Nationto know more about dog supplies.

  • Christine Orok 30 Jun, 2012

    Great idea- Also suggest using a lighter (rice paper) type bag like one form Scout ( great bags, very sturdy and lightweight!!

  • WoobyGirl 22 Feb, 2011

    Very nice! Might need to add a tail [filtered word] on the other side? And perhaps a ring to clip the leash for safety.

  • mainergirl 22 Feb, 2011

    I love it! I can also testify that ll bean bags are super sturdy and wonderful bags! I have one that I've washed a gazillion times and it is still kicking! I bed little dogs would love this little tote! I bet it would be nice for knitting bags and such as well.

  • RandyM 22 Feb, 2011

    Cute idea! I would also add a firm base inside the bottom such as a vinyl covered plywood so the dog could stand better without getting his legs all "scrunched."