These bags are made of canvas, and therefore are sturdy. They handles are made of webbing which can support a considerable amount; And, it's a double handle, making it easier to carry. It's always reassuring to know you can fill your bag up to a max and it won't tear. This versatile, lightweight tote is the perfect companion for a trip to the farmers market, shopping, game day, or the beach. It also makes a trendy gift bag!