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recycle- reuse and use substitutes #1

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recycle- reuse and use substitutes #1
Group:Theme in a Ziplock
Swap Coordinator:dmarie (contact)
Swap categories: Miscellaneous 
Number of people in swap:7
Location:International
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Rating requirement:4.90
Last day to signup/drop:July 22, 2011
Date items must be sent by:August 6, 2011
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

For this swap we will be making 3 bags or pouches or envelopes that can be used as substitutes for baggies for 1 partner they must be at least sandwich sized (see below) but can be larger ...Sender's choice but please send something you would like to receive

These are approximate sizes for baggies

the sandwich size = 6.5 inches by 6.5 inches

the quart size = 9 inches by 7 inches

the gallon size = 12 inches by 10 1/2 inches

-----The pic is of a handmade pouch/envie made by @lorepuckett

see group discussion thread here

Discussion

dmarie 07/13/2011 #

this might be the right size tutorial

dmarie 07/13/2011 #

this one can be made in other sizes tutorial

dmarie 07/13/2011 #

here is the one @lorepuckett used tutorial

dmarie 07/13/2011 #

Any others?????

dmarie 07/13/2011 #

how about this

dmarie 07/13/2011 #

or this

dmarie 07/13/2011 #
dmarie 07/13/2011 #
manders2280 07/20/2011 #

I use Japanese wrapping cloths: Furoshiki rather than gift bags like the links above.

I make furoshiki from squared-off fat quarters. Sometimes they come back wrapping gifts given to me and sometimes the fabric turns up in handmade gifts I receive.

Would three sizes of furoshiki and wrapping instructions meet the requirements of this swap?

dmarie 07/20/2011 #

I think that if they are just cut squares of fabric with no finished edges - that it would be difficult to accept - but I think with finished edges that it would be acceptable ... I would include the link so your partner would understand the possibilities ....I do understand that most would not have finished edges but I think this helps with how much they can be reused

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