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« on: March 28, 2009 11:11:55 AM »

My friend walked in the other day with this work of art:

She said her aunt got it for her when she went to the Philippines; the natives weave their trash together into nifty purses like this and give them out as gifts. I know I've seen this before, the question is how? and with what kind of wrappers?

Any ideas? Cheesy

EDIT: Found this article on the internet.
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« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2009 11:24:19 AM »

Awesome.  There were a lot of chip bag purses about a year ago.   I have a huge trash bag full of chip bags I saved back then.  Great inspiration to get it worked into a project.
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« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2009 12:14:28 PM »

Those are so cool. I have been telling myself I'm gonna make one for a while now. I've seen a few posted here on craftster. If you do a search for candy wrapper or chip wrapper, you should find some more examples. Here is a link to a tut I found a whild ago if your interested.
http://www.candywrapperpurse.blogspot.com/
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« Reply #3 on: March 29, 2009 07:50:57 PM »

I've actually started working on one now! Its really easy and actually kind of fun. I just need to find a way to string it all together... The examples I've seen don't really make sense Sad
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