Introduction: Tone Twister Bag

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Small circular bag made of plastic bags and fabric inset.
The bag creates an illusion of pscycodelic color movement.

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Cut stripes of plastic bags, The more colorful the plastic bags the better.
You can use different parts of the bag (handles, bottom).

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Take a big bowl and glue the plastic stripes you cut to the rims of the bowl in a circular shape.
Make sure you add one extra strip so the amount of strips will be uneven in number this in order to keep the weaving working properly.

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Weave the strips you made as tight as you can, starting from the middle and ending at the rims of the bowl.

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When you get to the desired size put baking paper on the top of the bowled shape youve done and heat the tips remaining after the weaving process. In order to do this use the tip of an iron or a hair stiller. This will make the weaved circle easy and safe to cut out of the bowl.

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Repeat previous stapes to make a second weaved circle.
Cut off all the loose ands.

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Warm up your iron to around a 100 deg (plan 6 out of 10 in my iron heat levels).
Put a thin see through plastic bag on top of weaved circle and place baking paper on top of them.
Move your iron quickly around, this in order to make transparent plastic bag connect well to the weaved circle.

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Take the thick black strap and saw it to itself, this to make a strap circle big enough to contain your bag and a handle. Now, saw it to both weaved sides we previously made. Leave about a third of the bag radius unswan for the zipper we will add later.

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Make a lining for your bag in a chosen color with the exact same shape as your bag this moment.
Take another piece of strap and measure it to fit the unsawn part of the bag.
Cut it in half along the length of the strap (or if you have a strap half the width of main strap then get two pieces the same size instead).
Saw a zipper to both thin straps you just made and saw the entire thing to the lining.
Put the complete connected zipper and lining in the bag and saw the tips of the zipper straps on to the bag.

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Have fun folks

Comments

sheesha11799 (author)2009-09-03

I LOVE this idea!

Gorfram (author)2009-08-22

You mean 100 degrees Celsius (centigrade), right? (You're in Israel, so that would make sense. It's only us Americans who are still suck thinking in Fahrenheit.)

tcup (author)2009-06-23

How interesting! Another use for plastic bags--I love it!

stephenniall (author)2009-06-22

that doesnt look like its made out of plastic bags very nice and very original

dobbylvr (author)2009-06-22

I had forgotten how to weave a circle! I was trying to remember so I could make a circular https://www.instructables.com/id/Woven-Plastic-Bag-Bag/
Thanks!

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