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charmingflaws
« on: December 30, 2010 08:27:07 PM »

Hey all!

I made this vest for my Plastics for Jewelry class this semester. It's made of fused plastic bags that I laser-cut with a lace pattern. Then I fused the pieces together with an iron.



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« Reply #1 on: December 30, 2010 09:07:56 PM »

Wow!  I would have not guessed that was made out of plastic bags from seeing the photographs.  Very pretty and love that it is recycled.  Great Job.
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« Reply #2 on: December 30, 2010 11:10:21 PM »

dramatic and beautiful... and plastic! I love it
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« Reply #3 on: December 30, 2010 11:24:54 PM »

Simply absolutely awesome!
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« Reply #4 on: December 31, 2010 02:47:42 AM »

thats totally cute! i would have never guessed that it was made from plastic bags.great job  Grin
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« Reply #5 on: December 31, 2010 05:45:48 AM »

how to make plastic, fantastic!
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« Reply #6 on: December 31, 2010 06:48:29 AM »

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« Reply #7 on: December 31, 2010 06:49:18 AM »

this is just too coool! seeing the thumbnail i thought it was fabric and wondered how you got it to stay up like that then reading you post and finding out it was plastic!!! That is such a cool way to reuse plastic bags. very talented indeed!!
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« Reply #8 on: December 31, 2010 07:25:20 AM »

this is amazing! I love how unconventional the whole process was Smiley great job!
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« Reply #9 on: January 01, 2011 07:41:03 AM »

That's utterly amazing!!!

Is it super stiff and uncomfortable?
I've fused plastic before and got very flimsy pieces as well as very stiff plastic pieces
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