Until now I made some kitty bags for little girls. They love the adorable white face with a bow or a flower. My bag has a long handle and they can carry it on the shoulder. And believe me, it's resistant: my 6 years carried in it 12 rocks and some accorns :). You can wash it in the washing machine.
You can buy the pattern in My Ravelry Store.
If you have any questions, leave a comment.
Have a nice day.