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cool belt made out of almost nothing
I love big belts,but I have a problem finding one in the store,because their all too kitschy,and fall apart fast.
So I made this belt,which is totally in my stile and recycled.

Posted by violetta from Temerin, Vojvodina, Serbia • Published See violetta's 207 projects »
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  • How to make a belt. Total Recycled Studded Belt - Step 1
    Step 1

    Fuse plastic bags together,so you get the base for the belt.Make it long and wide as you want.I used black garbage bags.
    You have a great how to on how to fuse plastic bags on here,made by -Sarah wearing doodled on converse- ,just look it up.

  • How to make a belt. Total Recycled Studded Belt - Step 2
    Step 2

    Turn the fused belt around,get a circle shaped object(the size that you want your belt to be)and draw it around.
    If you make the other side of the belt white as I did,its much easyer.

  • How to make a belt. Total Recycled Studded Belt - Step 3
    Step 3

    You will get this,when your done.Dont forget to leave a strip on the beginning and end of the belt for the belt buckle.
    Cut the circles around,leaving out the part where the circles are touching.

  • How to make a belt. Total Recycled Studded Belt - Step 4
    Step 4

    You can use any other shape that you like.
    Put the studs on the belt.
    I had a cheap studded belt that was broken and i got the studs off.

  • How to make a belt. Total Recycled Studded Belt - Step 5
    Step 5

    Pull the buckle on the part that you left on the beginning and pierce it through.

  • How to make a belt. Total Recycled Studded Belt - Step 6
    Step 6

    fold it on the back of the belt.

  • How to make a belt. Total Recycled Studded Belt - Step 7
    Step 7

    Sew it together.

  • How to make a belt. Total Recycled Studded Belt - Step 8
    Step 8

    Youll get this.
    Now make a few holes on the other end of the belt.

  • How to make a belt. Total Recycled Studded Belt - Step 9
    Step 9

    Enjoy! :)
    If you have any questions feel free to ask!

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violetta
violetta · Temerin, Vojvodina, RS · 208 projects
I made it from black garbage bag.I put 3 lays of white plastic bags and then 3-4 lays of the black garbage bag.
Im glad you guys like it!
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Jelly Jam
Jelly Jam · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 21 projects
how did you get it that color? its awesome!
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KMOM14
KMOM14 · Fort Wayne, Indiana, US · 377 projects
Very original and looks great - I thought it was leather when I first clicked on the picture and would not have guessed that it was made from fused plastic bags.
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Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North Holland, NL · 108 projects
awesome and sooooo cool , i like fusing plastic, it looks so real to leather, don't you think too? the studs make it tough. like it a lot thanks for the tute and the sharing. I become a big fan of yours.LOL XO's
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violetta
violetta · Temerin, Vojvodina, RS · 208 projects
Thanks,it does look like leather!Happy
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Janie R.
Janie R. · Eastern, Kentucky, US · 25 projects
Wow, this was a great idea-it looks like leather in the pictures! GREAT JOB!!
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