Plastic Bag Crafts

Collection by Jennie Milstein

Jennie Milstein
Plarn Crochet Scrubbies Pattern  #plarn #plasticyarn #scrubby #crochet #crochetscrubby #crochetscrubbies

Plarn Crochet Scrubbies Pattern

Crochet a scrubbie out of plarn! This crochet scrubbies pattern features a video tutorial so you can learn how to crochet with plastic yarn. If you've never worked with plarn before, you're in for a treat! It is so fulfilling to crochet with plastic bags that would have otherwise ended up in the garbage. In fact, this is a completely free project to make because you probably already have plastic bags lying around the house! Whip up these crochet dish scrubbies in a cinch so you have as many…

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18 Ways To Reuse Plastic Bags

Plastic bags are everywhere. It seems no matter how you try to avoid them you end up with a few lying around the house looking for a new use. While I have a few good go-to reuse options, Care2 has put together a great list of 18 ways to reuse those extra plastic bags. Check them out and share your reuse options after the jump.Here are Care2’s first 6 ideas: Dirty Clothes – Stick a plastic grocery bag into your suitcase to tote home your dirty clothes while you’re on vacation.

9. Repurpose project. - PLARN!! Creative ideas for PLARN {plastic bags recycled into yarn}! Fun! Plastic sacks are the most common items thrown away. #NaturalBabyCo  #NaturalInspiration

Plastic bag crafts: monster-sized round-up

Update: Since this is consistently my most popular post (cool!), I thought I’d specify that I didn’t make these crafts. I just put ’em into one place for you. Please note the link…

Iron on decals from plastic shopping bags.

Iron on decals from plastic shopping bags

I've been playing around with this idea for a while (you can tell from the Christmas tree in the background of a few of the photos). It's qu...

Fused Plastic Patchwork Belt (A Tutorial) step 1 via

Fused Plastic Patchwork Belt (A Tutorial) - Ashley Hackshaw / Lil Blue Boo

I did two projects for this week’s S.Y.T.Y.C. contest entry and had my friends vote on which I should submit…..this was the winner, but I chose the other project instead…..hope I’m not sorry in a week! I’m completely in “gift” mode right now…..and I think this belt would make a great gift for a little […]

Filth Wizardry: Iron on decals from plastic shopping bags

Iron on decals from plastic shopping bags

Filth Wizardry: Iron on decals from plastic shopping bags

Zipper bag made from ironed plastic bags. Embellishment cut with BigShot.

Muovipussin muutos - Plastic bag makeover

Vantaan Aikuisopiston kevään kurssikalenterissa oli mielenkiintoinen kurssi, "Muovipussin muutos". Muistelin vuosia sitten pysähtyneeni Kaapelitehtaan kierrätystapahtumassa työpajaan, jossa silitettiin muovipusseja yhteen, ja näistä valmistettiin pussukoita, kasseja ja koruja. Tuolloin en itse kokeillut tekniikkaa, joten tähän kurssitilaisuuteen piti tarttua! Kurssi kesti kaksi arki-iltaa ja yhden lauantaipäivän. Ensimmäinen kurssitapaaminen pari viikkoa sitten meni minulta vähän sivu suun…

Who would ever guess this elegant, lacy vest is made of fused plastic bags? Not me!

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Pencil Case DIY Just realized I'm supposed to take supplies out of boxes and put in separate bags... surely I can make a few quick pencil cases? Love that there is NO zipper... I think I have velcro... Can I make it work?! Why not.

... and a Fused Plastic Bag Pencil Case

I always try to use my Bag-for-Life, but despite my best efforts I always seem to accumulate lots of plastic bags, so fusing them to make something new seemed like a good idea!! I found this great tutorial by A Fanciful Twist and tried it out for myself to make a Pencil Case! Materials Plastic Bags Iron Baking/Parchment Paper Sewing Materials Velcro (optional) Start by cutting the top and bottom off each carrier bag, so that you can lay it flat and cut up the sides. Lay these onto a bottom…

raemissigman - Blog - tutorials: plastic fused notebook

Today I have another tutorial for you using the same simple steps we used to make THIS PRETTY PLAS...

fuse plastic bag pieces to fabric, either using printed images from the bags or collage.

Plastic bag transfers update

Seems like a few of you are raring to give this plastic bag decals on clothing thing a go, so I thought I'd pop another example up here to g...

25 Ideas of How to Recycle Plastic Bags on America Recycles Day

25 Ideas of How to Recycle Plastic Bags on America Recycles Day

I don’t know if you are aware of the fact that we are surrounded by products that are made out of recycled plastic bags. Things like shoes, plastic

You’ll Never Believe What She Does With These Candy Wrappers!

You’ll Never Believe What She Does With These Candy Wrappers!

This is so much easier than I thought it would be!