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Fused Plastic Bag Projects and Instructions

Fused Plastic Bags


See fused plastic creations by talented artisans and learn how to make your own fused plastic. Fused plastic is a great way to recycle and add some futuristic style to your wardrobe.

1. How to Fuse Plastic

Fused Plastic
Rain Blanken
Making fused plastic is a great way to use up all those extra grocery bags. Learn just how to set your iron and layer the plastic with this complete photo tutorial.

2. Video: Make a Reusable Grocery Bag from Disposable Bags

Grocery Bag Video
DIY Fashion

By using the same grocery bag over and over again, you can reduce waste and help the environment. See how to make a green, reusable grocery bag from discarded plastic baggies.

3. Fused Plastic Creations

Forever 21 Fused Plastic Hat
Tracie of RadicalRecycks
Need some inspiration? Check out all you can do with fused plastic, just like these talented artisans did. Here you can find bags, bookmarks, coffee cozies, coaster, hats, purses and more.

4. Recycled Plastic by ReVision

Fused Plastic Coasters
Amanda and Marissa of ReVision Design
Over at ReVision design, they see something more in those grocery bags, soda cans and plastic bottles headed for the dump. After you see what they can do with would-be trash, you'll be thinking twice about what you're throwing away, too.

5. Sewing Projects for Fused Plastic

Fused Plastic
Rain Blanken
Here are some easy projects to use with fused plastic pieces:

6. More Ways to Reuse Plastic Bags

Plastic Yarn Wristband
Fantastic Plastics
Let's face it. Right now there's nothing more fashionable than recycling. You can work the green trend into your wardrobe while saving the planet with these clever ways to reuse plastic bags.
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