Need Ideas to re-use vinyl

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We are taking down old mini blinds and putting up  heavy vinyl shades to  
keep out the sun.  Lowe's very nicely cut off the shades to the correct  
width  and I brought home the cut-off part that is 8"wide X 60 or 80" long.  
I have 6 rolls of it and I need some ideas of what to do with it!  We just  
got this today so I haven't had much time to think upon it, but I probably  
won't make anything until December, so please help me with ideas!
Thanks!  Barbara in FL  



Re: Need Ideas to re-use vinyl
On 10/29/2013 1:53 PM, Bobbie Sews more wrote:
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Sew the strips together lengthwise and make an outdoor tablecloth or aprons.
Juno

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Thanks Juno!
Barbara

On 10/29/2013 1:53 PM, Bobbie Sews more wrote:
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Sew the strips together lengthwise and make an outdoor tablecloth or aprons.
Juno  



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On 10/29/2013 3:43 PM, Bobbie Sews more wrote:
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Your welcome
I also think you could make some coasters by gluing two together and  
maybe put a little batting in the middle. or even hot  pads for your  
table,sewing  several pieces together and then filling the same way as  
for coasters.
Juno

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Bobbie Sews more wrote:
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You're welcome!  ;-)  My first thought with strips that narrow was  
for some sort of crafty thing.  Good luck,

--  
Beverly
http://www.ickes.us


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If you wait long enough, they will bio-degrade and you won't have to do  
anything with them.  I've saved mine for about 10 years.  Maybe I can just  
throw them away now?  Polly

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After even just 5 years in the heat, I just don't think they would last very  
long if you even thought of a craft to use them up!
Barbara in HOT Central FL, but it's gonna be cooler for the week end


If you wait long enough, they will bio-degrade and you won't have to do
anything with them.  I've saved mine for about 10 years.  Maybe I can just
throw them away now?  Polly

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Place mats?

I use vinyl cut to three inch squares then to triangle as supports on drawstring
back pack style book bags.  I make these to use scrap material and then give
them to customer spending over $50.  Occasionally I actually manage to sell one
for $10 when a customer is just desperate for a bag in camp.

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"Belinda Alene"  wrote in message  

On Tue, 29 Oct 2013 13:53:16 -0400, "Bobbie Sews more"  
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Place mats?

I use vinyl cut to three inch squares then to triangle as supports on  
drawstring
back pack style book bags.  I make these to use scrap material and then give
them to customer spending over $50.  Occasionally I actually manage to sell  
one
for $10 when a customer is just desperate for a bag in camp.

I would not have thought of cutting the triangle supports.
Thanks!  



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Simple shopping bags perhaps.

I spin and so use vinyl offcuts to protect my knees when I use a flick  
carder to open up fibre before spinning.  I can put the fibre on the vinyl  
and drag the flick carder throught it against the vinyl and so it saves a  
lot of wear and tear on my clothes and my skin underneath.  :-))  



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Simple shopping bags perhaps.

I spin and so use vinyl offcuts to protect my knees when I use a flick
carder to open up fibre before spinning.  I can put the fibre on the vinyl
and drag the flick carder throught it against the vinyl and so it saves a
lot of wear and tear on my clothes and my skin underneath.  :-))

I have enjoyed reading these different ideas!  Many thanks!
Barbara



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