Backstrap Loomed Recycled Purses

One of our Fair Trade artisan groups recently designed and wove a new recycled bag for us— the bags are really cute and also an exceptional idea of recycling!

A weaver's daughter holding one of the new purses

The purse is woven from left over pieces of plastic that have been re-purposed and recycled  instead of being thrown into the landfills.  The plastic is cut into strips and then woven on backstrap looms with cotton yarn and  sewn into a delightful bag.

Eco Bag of Recycled Plastic and cotton

Use as a shoulder bag, e-reader bag, travel/passport bag. Approximately 8 inches by 8 1/2 inches

Check out our webstore for more information on the bags.


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