Plastic Bag Projects 

Recycle! Recycle! Recycle! What do you do with all those plastic grocery bags? Or empty chip, chocolate wrappers, etc.? Learn how to repurpose plastic grocery bags and other plastic bags into useful items. Here are ideas for crochet and knit projects, fusing bag crafts and other projects using plastic bags.


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img Plastic Bag Fusing
How to fuse plastic bags into material for making projects.
img Plastic Bag Yarn - Plarn (Video)
This tutorial by is on how to recycle plastic grocery bags into plastic bag yarn also known as plarn. This sturdy plastic bag yarn can be used for lots of different crocheting, knitting and weaving projects.
img Eco-Friendly Knits: Using Recycled Plastic Bags
Create project such as a mobile phone cozy, purse, belt, beaded earrings, handbag and more using plastic bags. Recycle, Reuse, Repurpose. by Emily Blades - Paperback - Published 2010
img Upcycled Accessories
25 funky fused-plastic projects for all experience levels that use inexpensive, readily available materials. by Tracie Lampe - Paperback - Published 2010
Bag - All American Plarn Bag
This free project is crocheted using red and blue newspaper bags and white grocery bags that were recycled into plarn. My Recycled Bags
Bag - Basic Bag
Instructions for a basic bag made with plastic grocery bag yarn. Nezumi World
Bag - Clutch/ Toiletries Bag
Recycle plastic bags into a useful clutch/toiletries bag. Nezumi World
Bag - Plastic Bag Bag
Free crochet pattern for a bag made with plastic grocery bags. Vegan Crochet
Bag - Re-bag Bag
Knit this bag using plastic bags. Coco Knits
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Barbie Plarn Dress
This free crochet pattern creates a Barbie dress with plastic yarn (plarn). My Recycled Bags
Barrette - Plarn Hair Barrette
Free crochet barrette pattern made with plarn (plastic yarn). Crochet N Crafts
Beach Bag
Instructions for making a beach bag; along with instruction for cutting and joining strips. Bev's Country Cottage
Bowls - Plastic Bag Bowls
Crochet plastic grocery bags into small bowls. Nezumi World
Can Cozy
Here is a free can cozy pattern made with plarn (plastic yarn). Crochet Spot
Cellphone Cozy
This is a free pattern for a cellphone cozy crocheted from plarn. Moira Crochets Plarn
Clothes Pin Bag
This project to create a clothes pin bag using plastic grocery bags. My Recycled Bags
This free coaster project is a quick little crochet project using recycled plastic bread bags. My Recycled Bags
Cosmetic Bag
Recycle bread bags into a cosmetic bag - free instruction. My Recycled Bags
img Doll Braided Headband
How to make a doll braided headband for American Girl Doll or 18" doll. This headband is made repurposing plastic newspaper covers/sleeves.
Flower - 3D Flower with Stamens
A 3D flower pattern made with plastic yarn (plarn). moira Crochets Plarn
Flower - 3D Scalloped Flower
3D flower motif made with plastic yarn (plarn). Moira Crochets Plarn
Flower - Rose Embellishment
Instructions on recycling plastic bags into a plastic bag rose embroidery. Nezumi World
Fused - Quilted Plastic Bag
An article on making a quilted plastic bag from fusible plastic. Craftastica
Fused Plastic Backpack
Fused plastic bags and make into a kid's backpack. Dollar Store Crafts
Fused Plastic Cosmetic Bag
This tutorial will show you how to make an appliqued zippered cosmetic bag from fused plastic. Instructables
Fused Plastic Messenger Bag
No sewing necessary! Make a durable, waterproof, recycled, messenger bag of fusible plastic. Instructables
Fused Plastic Tote Bag
A tutorial for a plastic tote bag from fused plastic bags. Bethany Sew-&-Sew
Fused Wallet
Learn how to make a wallet out of pfused lastic grocery bags. eHow
Fusing - Plastic Bag Fusing
A tutorial on how to make "fabric" from recycled plastic grocery bags. Bethany Sew-&-Sew
Fusing - Plastic Bag Fusing
Learn how to fuse plastic bags into material. Freckled Nest
Fusing - Plastic Bag Fusing
How to Fuse Plastic Bags - Plastic Bag Fusing Tutorial.
Fusing - Plastic Bag Fusing
Learn how to fusing a few plastic grocery bags together to use in crafting. Etsy Labs
Fusing - Plastic Bag Fusing (Video)
A video on how to fuse plastic bags into material that you can use to make all types of projects. You Tube
Granny Square Bag Pattern
Create a bag with plastic bags. My Recycled Bags
Hanger - Braided Coat Hanger
Recycle plastic bags into a nifty coat hanger. This craft a child can make! All free Crafts
Hat - Plastic Bag Hat
How to crochet a hat with plastic grocery bags.
Jump Rope - Plastic Bag Jump Rope
Childs List
Jump Rope - Plastic Bag Jump Rope
Jump Rope - Plastic Bag Jump Rope
Learn how to braid or crochet a jump rope from plastic bags. Live Strong
Messenger Bag
This project is a messenger bag crafted from plastic grocery bags. My Recycled Bags
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