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25 mins

Just like Mary Poppin's. :]
I made this bag in about 20 mins. Super simple. Inspired by an old lady in Target. :]

I swear, I was singing "Just a spoonful of sugar" subconsciously the whole time I was making this. :]

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  • How to make a recycled bag. Carpet Bag - Step 1
    Step 1

    Find a small carpet (bath-mat, tiny area-mat)

  • How to make a recycled bag. Carpet Bag - Step 2
    Step 2

    Fold in half.

  • How to make a recycled bag. Carpet Bag - Step 3
    Step 3

    Sew (with a machine) about 2 cm's away from the left and right sides. The bottom is already folded over, so you only have to sew 2 of 3 sides.

  • How to make a recycled bag. Carpet Bag - Step 4
    Step 4

    Turn inside out.

  • How to make a recycled bag. Carpet Bag - Step 5
    Step 5

    Put on strap.

    [I had an already made strap, with 2 clips on the ends, but you could just sew on a belt, etc.]

  • How to make a recycled bag. Carpet Bag - Step 6
    Step 6

    Attach bows, buttons, etc.

  • How to make a recycled bag. Carpet Bag - Step 7
    Step 7

    Wear with pride. :] & Enjoy.

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Gone Neko
Gone Neko · Milan, Lombardy, IT · 29 projects
=) funny!
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Dolly
Dolly · 26 projects
Thanks for all the lovely comments! Merci buckets! Happy
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pheartsb!
pheartsb! · 5 projects
this rocks!!! so simple and sooooooo cool!! koodoos!
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Mutantcarrot
Mutantcarrot · United States, US · 8 projects
I have a rug like this! Very cool.
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Ryden
Ryden · 28 projects
Nice project! I love the carpet you picked too!
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nouk
nouk · 15 projects
really simple and really cuteHappy
thnx!
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floortje b.
floortje b. · Amsterdam-Zuidoost, North Holland, NL
Whew. Why didn't i ever think of this?
Ah well.
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k.e.l.l.y.
k.e.l.l.y. · 6 projects
awesome idea!
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Nanzaa LOW
Nanzaa LOW · Bangkok, TH · 51 projects
cool...i should make one ...
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Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1398 projects
This is a great idea, it looks like a fantastic bag - nice and sturdy too!
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