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Topic: TUTORIAL: MAKE SEWABLE FABRIC FROM PLASTIC BAGS  (Read 151625 times)
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« Reply #10 on: June 22, 2007 06:02:32 PM »

Oh this is absolutely incredible. Thank you, thank you, thank you.

I really want to make a makeup bag out of this type of fabric. It'd be so neat if I can dig up my old sanrio hello kitty bag, or some metallic ones from a few years ago.


I'm pumped.
Thanks again!  Kiss
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« Reply #11 on: June 22, 2007 06:28:16 PM »

This is a fantastic idea!  I'll definately have to try that... I have no clue what I want to make with it yet, but I know I want to try something!

Thanks for sharing!  Smiley
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« Reply #12 on: June 23, 2007 03:29:22 AM »

They don't sell heavy duty interfacing in my country so can't wait to try it. Any experience with the double sided  glue interfacing? If it stick both sides togeter I could have a neater finish than hot glue gun. Or Am I wrong?
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« Reply #13 on: June 23, 2007 04:51:11 AM »

this is a genius idea and i LOOOOOOVVVVEEE it!
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« Reply #14 on: June 23, 2007 10:42:02 AM »

I love this idea! thanks for sharing Cheesy
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« Reply #15 on: June 23, 2007 12:13:19 PM »

Any experience with the double sided  glue interfacing? If it stick both sides togeter I could have a neater finish than hot glue gun. Or Am I wrong?

i'm not sure what you mean by double sided glue interfacing...maybe you could clarify?
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« Reply #16 on: June 23, 2007 03:59:26 PM »

I wonder if the resulting fabric would be too stiff for a raincoat?
Maybe I could line it with pretty fleece... Hmmm.....
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« Reply #17 on: June 23, 2007 05:03:14 PM »

This is absolutely fascinating.  I wish I knew of this technique before I started using all cloth bags for shopping  Cheesy

great tutorial - thanks
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« Reply #18 on: June 23, 2007 07:24:18 PM »

okay you guys... something isnt right.... correct my problem please!!! okay so i tried it, it seemed fine for my sample.. actually it was perfect. so i decided to make a bigger piece. this: not so great. the cardstock was melted to the plastic and it ripped!! i was so sad, discouraged and run down... iam a softie. help please!
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« Reply #19 on: June 23, 2007 08:16:40 PM »

okay you guys... something isnt right.... correct my problem please!!! okay so i tried it, it seemed fine for my sample.. actually it was perfect. so i decided to make a bigger piece. this: not so great. the cardstock was melted to the plastic and it ripped!! i was so sad, discouraged and run down... iam a softie. help please!

my guess is that you didn't let the cardstock cool completely before pulling it off.  either that or your iron is on too high of a setting.
I wonder if the resulting fabric would be too stiff for a raincoat?
Maybe I could line it with pretty fleece... Hmmm.....

if you do less sheets of bag before ironing you could make a lighter weight fabric.  i saw a raincoat made from it someplace on etsy.  ill try to find a picture
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