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Make Durable Fabric with Plastic Fusing

Plastic bags are a nuisance! Learn how to fuse them together to make a durable fabric which will enable you to create eco-friendly and sustainable DIY projects.  Fused Plastic is the technique where layered, safely heated, and pressurised, plastic bags are melted to each other or themselves creating a new type of durable, waterproof, sewable material.

Follow Gail Power Design instructions in this video to find out how to make this amazing upcycled material using waste and simple equipment from home.

What you’ll need
  • An iron
  • A hard heat-resistant surface like a wooden cutting board
  • Thick cloth or old towels
  • Baking parchment paper
  • Some plastic bags! There’s no shortage of those in the world and they are making an unfortunate come back due to Covid-19
  • Scissors

Have fun and keep safe!

Please consider your health and safety and that of others, especially children and vulnerable adults, if you plan to replicate the activities in this video.

Craft Packs: Free

Don’t forget to order your free pack today!

We have put together some small craft packs and activities of things to make at home.

To request a Craft Pack to be delivered please email joanna@govanhillbaths.com or call 07933271580.  Please call Monday – Thursday 9:30am – 4.30pm.  We will email you to confirm the date and approx time of the delivery, which will be left on your doorstep. 

How to Flower Press?

Just take a stroll in the park and pick some flowers. When you get home, place your flowers using baking paper in between pages of a book. Close the book gently and put some weight on it. Let them sit for a couple of weeks or even longer. 

Clay Pack: Free SOLD OUT

Sorry! Packs have now all sold out but don’t forget to send us pictures of what you’ve been making at home!

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