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« on: November 10, 2009 04:00:51 PM »

In québec, all grocery stores, and most large surface stores charge for plastic bags, so pretty much everyone has re-useable bags, and they really use them. Except, I have noticed, in the fresh fruit & Veggie isle. We still use those impossible to open plastic bags.

So, I dismantled an old curtain I had lying around, and made Re-useable Fruit & Veggie Bags Since I used a sheer, lightweight material, the bags won't add weight to what your buying, and the cashier can see the produce through the material. 




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« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2009 05:49:05 PM »

Very clever.  Unless whatever produce I'm getting needs it, I usually just opt out of the produce bag.  Why bother right?  But I really like yours and may just have to destroy a shower curtain now...
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« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2009 07:19:29 PM »

What a fabulous idea. I need to head to the Goodwill for some sheers to recon!! You rock!
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« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2009 07:29:50 PM »

Thank you for giving us a really great idea.  Reusable produce bags!  I totally didn't think about that!
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« Reply #4 on: November 11, 2009 07:38:33 AM »

I also live in Quebec and had noticed the same thing, but I thought that making them would add to the weight of whatever I was buying. Thanks so much for the sheer curtain idea!
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« Reply #5 on: November 11, 2009 09:18:04 AM »

This is genius.  It just goes to show that when necessity strikes, crafters come to the rescue.  Great job.
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« Reply #6 on: December 05, 2009 05:38:12 PM »

That is an awesome idea.  Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: January 05, 2010 04:38:28 PM »

Brilliant!  I've been thinking of doing something similar...it seems so odd to go to the farmers' market and use tons of new plastic bags to buy fresh produce.
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« Reply #8 on: January 08, 2010 05:09:18 PM »

My old bedroom curtains are of a fabric like this and since I can't really buy a stock at tupperware -since that's what I use for this purpose- then I think I might as well follow your lead and do what you did. This is awesome, thanks.
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« Reply #9 on: January 11, 2010 10:13:37 PM »

Nicely done!
Such a brilliant idea Cheesy
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