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salexish
« on: August 08, 2007 08:01:14 PM »

i love all the posts i've been seeing lately of bags and whatnot made out of fused plastic bags.  i had a stash under my bed to be cut up into 'yarn' for a knitting project, but this provides much more instant gratification. Smiley

this was really fun to make, but i notice that the 'fabric' is more wrinkled than everyone else's appears.  it's not a huge deal, but i am wondering if i'm doing something wrong?

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the closure is a small hair elastic.  and the colors are much brighter.  but it's late and the battery on my camera was going.

thanks for looking!

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« Reply #1 on: August 08, 2007 08:18:41 PM »

I have been dying to try this. I like the crinkled look. And the star button is a really good touch.
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« Reply #2 on: August 09, 2007 05:28:15 AM »

These are plastic bags? You have much cooler colors than anything I've seen around here.

I think the wrinkles are good!
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« Reply #3 on: August 09, 2007 05:37:28 AM »

That turned out great!
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« Reply #4 on: August 09, 2007 06:12:09 AM »

Love it.
I agree you have a better plastic selection then I do!
I have found that with fused plastic bags projects that some bags fuse differently. Some wrinkle some don't.
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« Reply #5 on: August 09, 2007 08:52:46 AM »

thanks, everyone!  i'm glad to hear that about some kinds of bags fusing differently. 

honestly, i have no idea where the bags have come from because i've been collecting them for awhile.  although, the bright blue one is from morocco.  a friend was recently there and she gave me my souvenirs in it!
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« Reply #6 on: August 09, 2007 08:29:39 PM »

that's cute, I love the colors and you did a good job with the closure. nice
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« Reply #7 on: August 15, 2007 01:14:35 PM »

cute how did u make the plastic fabric?
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« Reply #8 on: August 15, 2007 09:52:05 PM »

I tried fuseing some plastic bags, but I stuffed it up REALLY bad so I havn't tried again since Cry
It got really burnt and got holes in it Sad
But yours looks fantastic Smiley
All the others that i've seen have had the same kind of look to them, so I don't think you did anything wrong, but who am I - the queen of wreking stuff - to know Undecided

Good luck with craftyness!
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