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How to make a backstrap rigid heddle loom from Popsicle sticks. Includes instructions for weaving a Greek bag.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1973 (v.51#1) pg. 54, 82

The country look. Woven tote bag features a "checkerboard" pattern. Woven from strips of cloth.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jul 21 1981 (v.94#10) pg. 71, 130

A tote bag, two shawls, and a pillow that can be woven on a rigid heddle table-top loom.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING NEEDLECRAFT Fall 1978-Winter 1979 pg. 68, 127

Striped tote woven from rags.
HANDWOVEN May 1981 (v.2#3) pg. 50

Tips on spinning dog hair. Includes patterns for (1) Woman's jacket woven from Samoyed. (2) Tote bag woven from dog hair. (3) Toy dog woven in tapestry technique using handspun dog hair.
HANDWOVEN Mar 1982 (v.3#2) pg. 62, 87

Band bag. Woven carryall bag is based on Peruvian design. Features brightly colored stripes.
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1983 (v.4#2) pg. 51, 89
Correction HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1983 (v.4#3) pg. 79

A sturdy cotton, plastic-lined beach bag is made from handwoven twill fabric.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1983 (v.4#3) pg. 43, 80

Weave two tote bags in weft-faced plain weave with color effects on a rigid heddle or four shaft loom.
HANDWOVEN Nov-Dec 1985 (v.6#5) pg. 12, I-4

The "ultimate brown bag" for sack lunches is woven in plain weave with color-and-weave effect.
HANDWOVEN Sep-Oct 1986 (v.7#4) pg. 36, I-6

Poppana, a Finnish plain weave that uses rags as warp, is used to make an oversized shoulder bag/tote.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1987 (v.8#3) pg. 74, I-16

Easy Ikat. An introduction to resist technique dyeing. Includes instructions for weaving and sewing an Ikat tote bag.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1990 (v.11#1) pg. 62, 84

Knitting bag (14"x11"x5") with a zippered pocket inside is made from handwoven fabric. The two-block pattern can be woven in crackle, summer and winter, or twill weave.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1990 (v.11#3) pg. 48, 96

Double-weave grocery bags are woven as a tube on four shafts. Card-woven bands serve as carrying straps and as decorative banding on top and bottom.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1992 (v.13#3) pg. 46, 85

Striped tote bag in plain weave is a good project for a narrow loom.
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1994 (v.15#2) pg. 17, 79

"Fringed-Rag" book bag or tote. Triple-stranded warp covers much of the rag warp.
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1995 (v.16#2) pg. 54, 89

Denim tote bag features a tapestry pocket.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1995 (v.16#3) pg. 53, 88

Pockets for a beach bag are woven in shadow weave derived from a four-shaft point twill.
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1998 (v.19#2) pg. 38, 76

Summer weave. Five totally different items are woven from the same warp. (1) Checked repp runner. (2) Color-and-weave cloth. (3) Padded rag bench cushion. (4) Horizontally striped runner. (5) Striped beach bag.
SCANDINAVIAN WEAVING MAGAZINE (VavMagasinet) 2/1990 pg. 12

Combination beach blanket/bag woven in four-harness, two-block, double-faced weave.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #79 Summer 1989 (v.20#3) pg. 63

Two knitting bags are made from handspun, handwoven fabric that combines silk and flax. Describes spinning both fibers, dyeing the yarn, weaving and using the cloth. Cutting diagrams are given for both a quilted, purse-like bag and a tote style that features leather straps and trims at top and bottom.
SPIN-OFF Fall 1989 (v.13#3) pg. 39

Weaving on a box. How to weave a weft-faced tapestry bag using a cardboard box as a loom.
SPIN-OFF Winter 1997 (v.21#4) pg. 74

Shaker-style rag rugs. Explains how a to reproduce a pattern, weave and finish a rug. Instructions are furnished for weaving and constructing a Shaker rag carpetbag.
THREADS #18 Aug-Sep 1988 pg. 43

The Tagari: A Greek saddlebag of handspun wools. Includes description of their production in Greece plus weaving and finishing instructions for making your own.
WEAVER'S JOURNAL #22 Fall 1981 (v.6#2) pg. 24

Tip: How to make a Furoshiki bag of Japanese origin.
WEAVER'S JOURNAL #23 Winter 1981-82 (v.6#3) pg. 40