Recycled Plastic Container Bonus


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I have another little bonus project to do with leftovers from the recycled yogurt container earrings- make a bracelet!

This project will give a quick, bright, fiber art accessory without all the macrame. You can keep it simple, or you can add more colors and weaving designs.

Supplies:

  • Plastic ring from left-over container
  • Embroidery Floss
  • Beads or buttons
  • Spray Paint
  • Hole Punch
  • Double-sided tape

Method:

1. Cut a section of the plastic ring that is about half of the circumference of your wrist. Punch holes on both ends and then spray paint to cover the ends.

2. Lay double-sided tape across the front. Pick two colors of floss and attach one vertically and one horizontally on one end.

3. Hold the horizontal strands (pink) off to the side as you wrap the vertical strand (green) around the plastic. Press floss onto tape. After a bit fold the pink floss down…

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