DIY: How To Make Oilcloth (and a cover for your iPod!) Great tutorial that shows you how to turn any material into oil cloth. Cheap and easy! (All you need to do is soak your material in boiled Linseed Oil and let it dry.)
Jessica - Be prepared, people will ask where you got it. These sturdy, reusable totes are made of natural jute and laminated, so you can wipe them clean after a trip to the grocery store or farmers market.