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« on: May 06, 2008 09:55:42 PM »

I just finished this bag and had to post it. Here's the tutorial I used as inspiration: http://etsylabs.blogspot.com/2007/05/long-overdue-fusing-plastic-bag.html  
I think this bag is made up of maybe 15-20 bags because you have to have about 6-8 layers for a good thickness..talk about reusing  Grin this is a way sturdy bag and Its gonna probably be a grocery bag after I get tired of wearing it around. The best bags to fuse are target bags and kohls bags. i am going crazy with this fusing thing..I have even fused the plastic that TP comes in and bread bags!

what do you all think?

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« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2008 12:30:35 AM »

Very cool! May I swipe your idea? I need a MUCH bigger purse to take along on a trip next week so I've got all my important stuff handy, and a sling bag would be perfect -- especially a cute one made out of recycled plastic bags.  Smiley

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« Reply #2 on: May 07, 2008 08:07:09 PM »

I have no problem with you making a bag like this. I would love to see a pic when you finish it

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« Reply #3 on: May 07, 2008 10:53:47 PM »

i work at kohls and i appreciate your comment about our lovely plastic bags! :-D Love what you did with them too!

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« Reply #4 on: May 08, 2008 06:25:30 PM »

I worked at kohls for a year and a half so I feel like I have to represent   Cheesy  and thank you  Wink

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