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Forget the Gym Carry Textbooks Cotton Tote Bag for Students, Teachers, Bookworms

Forget the Gym Carry Textbooks Cotton Tote Bag for Students, Teachers, Bookworms
£5.50 3 Available
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The perfect bibliophile accessory, these bags are a great gift for students starting a new term at school, for teachers at the end of the year or as a Secret Santa or stocking filler for your favourite student or bookworm... Or treat yourself!

They're made of natural cotton and professionally screen printed. The bag measures 38x43 cm, while the handles are approximately 70cm long. One bag weighs approximately 80g.

Each bag can fit several large textbooks plus notebooks, pens and snacks. I checked.

Bag Care: please note that washing your bag in a machine isn't recommended as it could shrink! It's because the cotton is natural and has not been dyed or bleached. Clean it gently, using a sponge.

The design covers one side of your tote bag; my stamp is on the other side. My supplier's tag is sewn into an inside seam, very discreetly. Each bag has a unique, natural, almost fleckled finish (see the photos). There may be the odd loose thread or some 'fluff' on your tote.

Note actual print colour may vary from monitor to monitor.

Bag reads 'Forget the Gym, Carry Textbooks' in a serif script on a cream tote bag.

© Francesca Burke 2020. Unauthorised use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from Francesca Burke is strictly prohibited.


I've had the design in my head since I was at school in 2012/2013 and lugged around way too many heavy textbooks. I got my act together and designed it properly in 2017!

Shipping & delivery

This item will be posted to you by Francesca's Words within 7 days of receiving payment.

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United States £4.20 £0.10
Rest of the World £4.20 £0.10

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