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« on: February 01, 2010 04:39:37 PM »

I decided to bold every time I say the word bag. :DThe idea came to me in the dream (seriously, I dreamt about the craftster challenge Cheesy): why not make a new bag out of old bags? Everything was on hand, I didn't buy anything to add to it. I'm pretty proud of my creation. (BTW, it is more durable than it looks)

Here it is: (the front (or back, however you look at it) was made from an old chip bag.

This shows the side which is gift bags folded into strips and woven together:

This shows the other side which is made from my collection of very colorful shopping bags:

Here is the back of the bag (ironed and woven grocery bags from Vons):

The Bottom of the bag (unironed woven grocery bags from Vons)

This shows the lining (black duct tape) and the handles (folded gift bags) of the bag

Thanks for reading. C&C welcome!
« Last Edit: February 01, 2010 04:40:36 PM by Kaseyana » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2010 05:58:36 PM »

This is great! I especially love the sides!
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« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2010 07:19:24 PM »

Very colorful! Does the duct tape make it sturdier?

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« Reply #3 on: February 01, 2010 10:32:33 PM »

That's a very sturdy lookin bag you got there!  Excellent job and love the weaving detail

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« Reply #4 on: February 01, 2010 11:16:44 PM »

fab! ive done fused plastic too but never thought of weaving bags together you clever chicken!
« Reply #5 on: February 02, 2010 02:02:50 AM »

I really like that every side is different, very creative.

« Reply #6 on: February 02, 2010 10:19:01 AM »

Great job! Love how you put the colors together. I'll have to try weaving next!
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« Reply #7 on: February 02, 2010 12:56:05 PM »

I love how you incorporated so many different techniques into this bag, it's truly a work of art!
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« Reply #8 on: February 03, 2010 11:33:43 AM »

Your bag ROCKS!! Smiley

« Reply #9 on: February 04, 2010 08:21:07 AM »

yummy colors!
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