Not only is this an awesome idea and great use of waste that generally cannot be recycled,
but it's also something that would come in handy to any stitcher. Just don't get it mixed up with your real lipstick. Ouch!
This piece was thoughtfully conceived down to every last detail. A great example of
resourceful de-construction, which is essential to upcycling.
Weaving plastic bags before fusing them? Brilliant! One thing that bugs me about fused plastic bag
fabric is that the store logos are still visible. Kudos to this technique and a kickin' dress!
- First Prize: $50 gift certificate to Sublime Stitching, $50 gift certificate to Fred Flare, and a copy of the book Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things.
- Second Prize: Sublime Stitching Craft Pad and Sublime Stitching Lotus Flower Journal, and a copy of Amy Butler's Midwest Modern.
- Third prize: Sublime Stitching Lotus Flower Journal and Issue 8 of Mixtape Zine.
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