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Wed, Feb 14


Tacoma Public Library, Swasey Branch

Melt My Heart - Plastic Greeting Cards

Melt plastic bags, cut and sew into a unique greeting card.

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Melt My Heart - Plastic Greeting Cards
Melt My Heart - Plastic Greeting Cards

Time & Location

Feb 14, 2024, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Tacoma Public Library, Swasey Branch, 7001 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98406, USA


About the Event

Single use plastic bags can be hard to recycle and seem to be everywhere. Bring your plastic to this event to learn how to turn plastic bags into reusable items. Plastic bags can be melted and fused with parchment paper and a clothes iron. Once melted, this plastic is like leather and can be sewn or woven into other items.

Examples of plastic that can be used for this event: grocery bags, bread bags, plastic mailers, bubble wrap. The quick test is: if it is stretchy, it is good for this event.

Please insure all plastic is washed, clean and free of debris.

Open to all skill levels. Appropriate for ages that can use sharp scissors and a hot iron. This is a free event. All materials and tools are provided. Materials are 100% post consumer meaning we use only reclaimed, recycled or donated items.

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