Synopses & Reviews
Ever wondered what to do with all those plastic grocery bags you have piling up? Fusing bags to make plastic fabric that you then sew with is not an entirely new concept, but never before has a book improved upon the existing technique by giving you creative add-ins to make the finished pieces more unique with an added artistic flavor. You will be guided through instructions on fusing plastic, then through 25 stepped-out projects that feature techniques such as incorporating crayon shavings, paints, stencils and plastic tulle. The book also includes projects that feature collage, fabric appliqu? and permanent marker designs. The book marries two hot subjects: eco-craft and sewing, yet stands apart by focusing on using a genuinely recyclable material - plastic.
Fused and Re-used
Whether you're a sewing enthusiast or an eco-superhero, Upcycled Accessories shows you how to upcycle disposable products into fashionable must-haves Learn the basics of fusing plastic, then sew together colorful wallets, personalized journals and collaged tote bags. Finally, incorporate creative embellishing techniques to whip up one-of-a-kind plastic projects
Upcycled Accessories features: 25 funky fused-plastic projects for all experience levels that use inexpensive, readily available materialsEmbellishing techniques for incorporating crayon shavings, permanent markers, fabric applique and much moreTips for incorporating more than just left-over shopping bagseverything from food packages to tablecloths can be upcycled Fuse. Sew. Help save the planet