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'Green' Ecosaks

Added Apr 12, 2010

by cjhughes

Ann Arbor, Unite...

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Description

I was tired of wasting plastic bags at the grocery so I designed these bags instead! They are cute and functional and best of all REUSABLE!!! This is my own design :)

This product is for sale
By cjhughes at etsy

Material Notes

nylon mesh, cotton fabric

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

For
Home/Deco
Garment Type
Other
Material
Cotton

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    Apr 12, 2010, 11.00 PMby olystyrene

    Have you thought about looking in thrift stores for men’s/ boys basketball singlets? They’re usually quite big so you’d probably get enough fabric out of them for at least a bag each.

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    Apr 12, 2010, 08.39 AMby mo-mo-sew-sew

    LOVE THIS!!! i’ve already switched to reusable bags for groceries but have been wanting to do the same for the produce bags that i collect. thanks for the inspiration. i’ll make some similar ones!!!

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      Apr 12, 2010, 01.57 PMby cjhughes

      Thanks! They weigh barely anything. I’ve made some larger ones too for corn and lettuce. Happy sewing!

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    Apr 12, 2010, 06.25 AMby olystyrene

    did you use recycled materials to create these?

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      Apr 12, 2010, 01.55 PMby cjhughes

      Not for this one. My first ‘prototype’ I used some old tulle of some sort that I found at the salvation army but they did not hold up for that long. I’m always on the lookout when I’m at a thrift shop for something that will work!

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