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…
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.
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…
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 […]
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…
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... 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…
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