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Recycle Plastic Bag Bag

Added Jan 8, 2009

by wonderwonder

Brooklyn, New Yo...




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I made this bag from one of those giant doller store bags. I had so many of those from my last moving. I know that Jack Spade did that too, but I don’t care, looks good anyway. Mine cost $1 and his costs $200 or something!
It was SUPER hard to sew, and it almost broke my cheap sewing machine.

Material Notes

Plastic $1 store bag, Nylon thread.





Doller store on Manhattan Ave, Greenpoint.

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    Nov 7, 2009, 01.04 AMby llamastyle

    Next you might want to try fusing it with an iron (put in in between to piece of newspaper) and then hand sewing the pressure points. It’ll make it alot easier than beating up your machine.

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    Jun 7, 2009, 03.26 PMby evette

    Great idea, I’d like to try this too

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    Mar 2, 2009, 01.21 PMby wonderwonder

    effervescene, thanks! i didn’t know who was Xuly Bet so i looked him up and found his bag

    indeed it’s great! make me want to make one more even it was too painful to sew!

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    Feb 26, 2009, 09.54 PMby effervescence

    Oh i really love it!!! It reminds me of Xuly Bet!!!! Is the 1st one actually that started on those bag!!!!

    You did an excellent job!!!!

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    Jan 9, 2009, 06.30 AMby wonderwonder

    Thanks! I was afraid it’s going to fall into apart but it’s pretty strong!

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    Jan 8, 2009, 05.57 AMby ink

    I think it is great! good job, very smart looking. I would love to have one!

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    Jan 7, 2009, 11.46 PMby ashchaser

    i love this too! oh hikaru all of your creations are awesome

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