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Topic: This IS a plastic bag! Recycled and very resuable! (Pictures of making of bag)  (Read 46181 times)
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FabMarta
« Reply #80 on: August 30, 2007 09:17:57 PM »

I was so excited, I couldn't wait!
I bought black duct tape, and I finished my bag today.  It's pretty strong, as it holds my 25 pound son. Smiley
To make the handles, I cut bags as in your tutorial, sliced them in half, and folded them until they were the size I wanted.  Then, I just covered them with the duct tape, and taped them to the inside.  I used one vertical piece for each end, then went around the inside of the bag for a finshed look and additional strength.

GREAT idea with this bag.

Mine didn't turn out exactly the same, and the final product is big, but I think I like it.

You are an inspiration!
FM.
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lil_abi
« Reply #81 on: August 31, 2007 06:23:31 AM »

Awesome!  I love how you put a photo of your son in the bag -- way to personalize!
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curiouskitty
« Reply #82 on: September 30, 2007 07:23:17 AM »

would love to see the bag and tutorial...but the pics are missing.  fix please?
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kelliz
« Reply #83 on: October 06, 2007 06:03:05 PM »

I'm so sad that the pics aren't showing up!   Cry   I'll check back again later to see if they are working.

I can't wait!  Thanks for posting the tut!
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Lynds
« Reply #84 on: October 07, 2007 08:41:41 AM »

Awuh! I really want to see how this bag turned out, but the pictures all went bye-bye. The "inspired" projects all look great, though. FabMarta's is so cute!
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« Reply #85 on: November 08, 2007 03:19:08 PM »

Sorry everyone! I have been gone for a while due to moving and working for the man. I fixed the pictures.
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2many58
« Reply #86 on: May 31, 2008 01:55:31 PM »

 Grin  This is such a great idea.  I'm wondering if you could use it and fuse two pieces of fabric together, to say make waterproof baby bibs?  Or burp pads, I haven't seen where anyone used them for either and was thinking I'm going to give it a shot tomorrow. . .  Working today and my lunch is nearly over. 
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ColdHeartedStitch
« Reply #87 on: July 03, 2008 12:57:04 AM »

Not only do we think it's awesome, I think someone at target must have a Craftster account.

http://www.notcot.com/archives/2008/05/target_newsweek.php
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