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Reusable Sandwich and Snack Bags

These reusable bags can be used in place of plastic zipper bags to cut down on the amount of plastic that ends up in the landfills.

Reusable Sandwich/Snack Bags
A tutorial demonstrating how to make see-through reusable sandwich/snack bags with a grip tape closure.

Reusable Snack Bag Tutorial
This tutorial explains how to make a reusable snack bag with fabric and grip tape.

Snack Bag Tutorial
Another snack bag tutorial; this one uses an elastic closure and is lined with mylar recycled from used snack bags.

Sandwich Wraps

These wraps do double duty they keep your sandwich fresh and moist and also serve as a placement when unfolded.

How to Make a Reusable Sandwich Wrap
This wrap has top and bottom flaps to enclose the sandwich.

Homemade Sandwich Wrap
Instructions for making a basic sandwich wrap with grip tape closure.

Water Bottle Holders

When I was in school, we all drank from the hall drinking fountain, but these days, kids are taking water bottles to school. With one of these handy holders, they can keep their water bottle handy!

Water Bottle Carrier
This quilted bottle holder has a ribbon strap.

Water Bottle Holder from Old Jeans
This is a bottle holder rather than a carrier and is made from old jeans and even has a little pocket!

Reversible Water Bottle Holder
This holder is designed for the larger reusable bottles.

Water Bottle Tote
This water bottle tote has an elasticized top to keep the water bottle from falling out accidentally.

Water Bottle Sling
This holder is designed for the standard 16.9 oz bottle and has a squared bottom.

Click the links below for additional school related items to sew:

Laptop and Cell Phone Bags
School Organizers

Happy Sewing!

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