Instructables: exploring - living - reuse - bag http://www.instructables.com Fri, 28 Nov 2014 05:39:08 PST BLOX v1.01 Refashioned Bag with Monogram http://www.instructables.com/id/Refashioned-Briefcase-with-Leather-Monogram/
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 07:23:47 PDT
How to fold a plastic bag http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fold-a-plastic-bag/
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:01:02 PDT
no measure zipper smart pad cover http://www.instructables.com/id/no-measure-zipper-smart-pad-cover/
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 11:30:44 PDT
Vintage Movie Camera Hand Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Movie-Camera-Hand-Bag/
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:16:35 PDT
Modding trash can to take plastic shopping bag - recycling at its best http://www.instructables.com/id/Modding-trash-can-to-take-plastic-shopping-bag-rec/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/YMWK/HRI8R6EL/FU4YMWKHRI8R6EL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/YMWK/HRI8R6EL/FU4YMWKHRI8R6EL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/YMWK/HRI8R6EL/FU4YMWKHRI8R6EL.SMALL.jpg Hieu I have one of those steel trash can that can be purchased from any big box store - mine happened to be from the sweedish based furniture store that you assemble yourself -- starts with an "I" and end with an "A". I modded it to accept plastic shopping bags so I dont have to buy trash bags for it. Wo...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 14:31:44 PST
EASY Chicken Feed Bag Tote /Purse. Big sellers at Farmer's markets! Upcycle to awesome for Spring and!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Feed-Bag-Tote-2/
EASY Chicken Feed Bag Tote /Purse. Big sellers at Farmer's markets! Upcycle to awesome for Spring and!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/UA1S/HR8VF2PL/FERUA1SHR8VF2PL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/UA1S/HR8VF2PL/FERUA1SHR8VF2PL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/UA1S/HR8VF2PL/FERUA1SHR8VF2PL.SMALL.jpg chopping block farm This simple feed-bag tote re-purposes almost all of the feed bags we use around a farm with 200+ animals, and with Spring Chick Season around the corner, many of you are about to have a lot more bags lying around. With selling these bags on our website (www.choppingblockfarm.com,) etsy, ebay and Far...
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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 19:05:29 PST
Felt Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Felt-Bag/
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Sun, 2 Feb 2014 14:23:09 PST
The simplest version of bags using T- shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/The-simplest-version-of-bags-using-T-shirt/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/WV5W/HPZ0VFAS/FX0WV5WHPZ0VFAS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/WV5W/HPZ0VFAS/FX0WV5WHPZ0VFAS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/WV5W/HPZ0VFAS/FX0WV5WHPZ0VFAS.SMALL.jpg ancyans Bag made out of my sleeveless top. No sewing Things You'll Need ============== Scissors T-shirt Ribbon(optional) At the bottom of the shirt cut slits about every inch through both layers long enough that you will be able to tie them twice. I tied crossways too, also used a ribbon to  to add beauty...
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Fri, 10 Jan 2014 07:06:37 PST
Turn an Old T-Shirt into a Gym Bag! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-an-Old-T-Shirt-into-a-Gym-Bag/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/SUSW/HMVJOLJZ/FJPSUSWHMVJOLJZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/SUSW/HMVJOLJZ/FJPSUSWHMVJOLJZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/SUSW/HMVJOLJZ/FJPSUSWHMVJOLJZ.SMALL.jpg Sienafit Do you ever want a cute fringe gym bag for free?!?! All you need is an old t-shirt and a pair of scissors. You can make a cute and easy gym bag in no time! Hope you enjoy! 
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Thu, 17 Oct 2013 08:22:12 PDT
No Sew T-Shirt Tote Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Sew-T-Shirt-Tote-Bag/
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Tue, 30 Jul 2013 17:30:43 PDT
Plastic Bags Crocheted into a Clutch http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-Bags-Crocheted-into-a-Clutch/
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Tue, 2 Jul 2013 16:48:49 PDT
How to Crochet with Plastic Bags http://www.instructables.com/id/What-you-Need-3/
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Tue, 2 Jul 2013 16:36:08 PDT
How to Convert a Kid's T-Shirt into a Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Convert-a-Kids-T-Shirt-into-a-Backpack/
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Fri, 7 Jun 2013 07:29:30 PDT
how to make duck tape bola bag http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-duck-tape-bola-bag/
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Fri, 12 Apr 2013 17:28:51 PDT
Bubble Wrap Cosmetic Bag or Clutch http://www.instructables.com/id/Bubble-Wrap-Cosmetic-Bag-or-Clutch/
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Mon, 11 Mar 2013 21:57:50 PDT
Upcycled "Paperback Book Bag" http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Paperback-Book-Bag/
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Thu, 10 Jan 2013 18:41:47 PST
Hand bag /Scarf Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-bag-Scarf-Holder/
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Mon, 3 Dec 2012 16:37:51 PST
Feed Bag Tote Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Feed-Bag-Tote-Bag-1/
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Sat, 1 Dec 2012 16:23:56 PST
Oreo Purse with Duct Tape (Upcycle) http://www.instructables.com/id/Oreo-Purse-with-Duct-Tape-Upcycle/
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Mon, 5 Nov 2012 20:23:14 PST
Make a Drawstring Backpack from a Pillowcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Drawstring-Backpack-from-a-Pillowcase/
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Sun, 26 Aug 2012 16:10:51 PDT
Up-swing http://www.instructables.com/id/Up-swing/
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Mon, 13 Aug 2012 19:14:36 PDT
Picnic Cutlery Cosy in a Coffee Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Picnic-Cutlery-Cosy-in-a-Coffee-Bag/
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Wed, 13 Jun 2012 10:16:43 PDT
Newspaper Garbage Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Newspaper-Garbage-Bag/
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Mon, 11 Jun 2012 16:20:08 PDT
Tank Top into Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Tank-Top-into-Bag/
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Sat, 12 May 2012 20:33:21 PDT
UPCYCLED PLASTIC BAG DRYING RACK http://www.instructables.com/id/UPCYCLED-PLASTIC-BAG-DRYING-RACK/
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Tue, 13 Mar 2012 01:20:47 PDT
Woven Tote bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Woven-Tote-bag/
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Mon, 20 Feb 2012 20:46:17 PST
How to Make a Laptop Case/Bag out of an Old Wetsuit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Laptop-CaseBag-out-of-an-Old-Wetsui/
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Tue, 7 Feb 2012 00:45:54 PST
Grocery bag from old T-shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Grocery-bag-from-old-T-shirt/
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Wed, 16 Nov 2011 09:40:54 PST
How to Make An Eco-Friendly Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-An-Eco-Friendly-Bag/
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Tue, 8 Nov 2011 23:19:15 PST
Potato Chip Bag Wallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Potato-Chip-Bag-Wallet/
Potato Chip Bag Wallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/13Q3/GRTHMO04/F2G13Q3GRTHMO04.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/13Q3/GRTHMO04/F2G13Q3GRTHMO04.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/13Q3/GRTHMO04/F2G13Q3GRTHMO04.SMALL.jpg gwebisu Thanks for the positive response to my earlier Instructable, the "Capri Sun Wallets," which can be found here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Capri-Sun-Wallets/. There are tons of recyclables you can use to make wallets and other fun, useful stuff.   I came up with this Potato Chip Bag Wallet to c...
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Wed, 24 Aug 2011 19:29:10 PDT
5-Minute Recycled Drawstring Pouch http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Minute-Recycled-Drawstring-Pouch/
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Fri, 12 Aug 2011 10:07:05 PDT
The Box Chair (Hobo Chair) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Box-Chair-Hobo-Chair/
The Box Chair (Hobo Chair) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/R55B/GR8OQEXN/FJJR55BGR8OQEXN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/R55B/GR8OQEXN/FJJR55BGR8OQEXN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/R55B/GR8OQEXN/FJJR55BGR8OQEXN.SMALL.jpg connoboarder  I developed this idea when i saw a box and sat in it.  i thought of how i could make it confortable...then this came!!!! Materials two boxes trash bag Blow up the Bag Blow up the bag and knot it up. Then......tape it Put the bag in the box Put the bag in the box!!!!!!! YOUR DONE!!...
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Thu, 11 Aug 2011 23:07:06 PDT
Feed Bag Tote Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Feed-Bag-Tote-Bag/
Feed Bag Tote Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/CD82/GQTM04FU/FW5CD82GQTM04FU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/CD82/GQTM04FU/FW5CD82GQTM04FU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/CD82/GQTM04FU/FW5CD82GQTM04FU.SMALL.jpg craftydabbler We get our chicken feed in bags made of woven plastic. If they were paper I'd put them down under the mulch in the flower beds, but was stumped what to do with these. Then I realized that the bags we use for groceries were made from the same type fabric (DIMPA from IKEA). So I whipped out the sewing...
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Tue, 2 Aug 2011 17:27:56 PDT
Upcycled Social Distortion Cylinder Clutch http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Social-Distortion-Cylinder-Clutch/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/A5NB/GPLJ1WR1/FU7A5NBGPLJ1WR1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/A5NB/GPLJ1WR1/FU7A5NBGPLJ1WR1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/A5NB/GPLJ1WR1/FU7A5NBGPLJ1WR1.SMALL.jpg achohelelwhy This was my first bag covering project -  I took an old cylinder purse (you know, the ones that were WAY too popular in the '90's... along with mini backpacks, but lets not go there) I found at a thrift shop and stripped it down to bare minimum. The Social Distortion tee was one I've had for a coup...
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Mon, 4 Jul 2011 23:19:19 PDT
How to do a shopping bag from an old umbrella http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-to-a-shpping-bag-from-an-old-umbrella/
How to do a shopping bag from an old umbrella - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/CVC0/GMIGFONC/FOICVC0GMIGFONC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/CVC0/GMIGFONC/FOICVC0GMIGFONC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/CVC0/GMIGFONC/FOICVC0GMIGFONC.SMALL.jpg MicioGatta I had the idea of doing shopping bags from umbrella because the new laws od European Union forbid the production of the old plastic shopping bags. I've always used reusable shopping bags, but I decided that I have to do "ultrarecycling" and I like it :) Materials: an old umbrell, the bigger the bet...
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Sun, 17 Apr 2011 13:04:54 PDT
http://www.instructables.com/id/Necktie-Laptop-Bag/
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Sun, 10 Apr 2011 20:42:07 PDT
IKEA hack: blue bag to backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-hack-blue-bag-to-backpack/
IKEA hack: blue bag to backpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/ZU8S/GJC3TDR8/FU5ZU8SGJC3TDR8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/ZU8S/GJC3TDR8/FU5ZU8SGJC3TDR8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/ZU8S/GJC3TDR8/FU5ZU8SGJC3TDR8.SMALL.jpg rasidanks easy instructable,built on nothing but a IKEA blue bag and some scrap parts. convert a IKEA blue bag into a rather small backpack (30cm * 10cm * 40cm) or (12'' * 8'' * 16'') materials and preparation Tools needed : 1)a drill with thin drill bits for metal 2)a hand-saw Materials needed : 1) IKE...
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Sat, 29 Jan 2011 14:36:38 PST
bolsa para regalo.. http://www.instructables.com/id/bolsa-para-regalo/
bolsa para regalo.. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/8C4Q/GJ6F6AFU/FYQ8C4QGJ6F6AFU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/8C4Q/GJ6F6AFU/FYQ8C4QGJ6F6AFU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/8C4Q/GJ6F6AFU/FYQ8C4QGJ6F6AFU.SMALL.jpg marygq la idea original es utilizar un sobre.....pero siguiendo los mismos pasos utilize una hoja de un calendario......(la bolsa es como del tipo que utilizan para el lunch) materiales cortar necesitas cortar la hoja al tamaño deseado, puedes deshacer el sobre y tomarlo como medida..... lo dobl...
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Fri, 21 Jan 2011 13:43:03 PST
Belt Sander Belt Messenger/Laptop Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Belt-Sander-Belt-MessengerLaptop-Bag/
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Mon, 22 Nov 2010 11:36:20 PST
Useful & Durable 7 Strand Rope (cord) from Plastic Shopping Bags http://www.instructables.com/id/Useful-Rope-or-Cord-from-Plastic-Shopping-Bags/
Useful & Durable 7 Strand Rope (cord) from Plastic Shopping Bags - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/1Q1U/GE7L4KPF/FKL1Q1UGE7L4KPF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/1Q1U/GE7L4KPF/FKL1Q1UGE7L4KPF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/1Q1U/GE7L4KPF/FKL1Q1UGE7L4KPF.SMALL.jpg DrPeper I basically combined two other instructables that I've read in the past. One was making plastic "yarn" out of plastic shopping bags.  I guess people here are calling it "plarn" now.   The other was braiding cordage/rope from smaller strands of string/thread/cord/rope. Both techniques I've found...
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Tue, 21 Sep 2010 17:25:48 PDT
The Compact Reusable Lunch Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Compact-Reusable-Lunch-Bag/
The Compact Reusable Lunch Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/JHNW/GE8ACS9L/FHCJHNWGE8ACS9L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/JHNW/GE8ACS9L/FHCJHNWGE8ACS9L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/JHNW/GE8ACS9L/FHCJHNWGE8ACS9L.SMALL.jpg sjo232 Want to save the environment? Want a better lunch box? Want both?  Well now you can!  With the Compact Reusable Lunch Bag, lunch becomes both compact and green!  (Note, green lunches are better for you) Materials For your lunch bag, you will need the following: -Duct Tape -A small brown paper bag...
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Sat, 18 Sep 2010 19:28:20 PDT
How To Make a Mailbox Messenger Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-a-Mailbox-Messenger-Bag/
How To Make a Mailbox Messenger Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/2KD5/G9NGU135/F672KD5G9NGU135.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/2KD5/G9NGU135/F672KD5G9NGU135.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/2KD5/G9NGU135/F672KD5G9NGU135.SMALL.jpg 0Ihavenousername0 Messenger bags are a great way to carry your things with you at all times. They can hold almost anything you feel like shoving into them, and can still be easier to carry then a backpack. Another good thing about messenger bags is that almost anything can be made into one, including mailboxes. In ...
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Sat, 29 May 2010 11:46:37 PDT
How to turn a broken umbrella into a eco-friendly reusuable bag http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-turn-a-broken-umbrella-into-a-eco-friendly-/
How to turn a broken umbrella into a eco-friendly reusuable bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/7Y32/G7DYQ6C9/FN77Y32G7DYQ6C9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/7Y32/G7DYQ6C9/FN77Y32G7DYQ6C9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/7Y32/G7DYQ6C9/FN77Y32G7DYQ6C9.SMALL.jpg jobo12354 I recently broke my umbrella due to strong wind ): So...I decided to make a bag out of it. The bag can be folded into a compact size and is waterproof because it was an umbrella. Materials: You will need: - broken umbrella (you must be able to detach the material from the frame of the umbrella) -s...
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Thu, 8 Apr 2010 18:29:24 PDT