Are you trying to get rid of old plastic bags from your kitchen drawers? Try this simple tutorial to make colored appliqués and decorate fabric bags, pillows or other textiles.


You will need: colored plastic bags, scissors, baking paper, fabrics.


Cut your preferred shapes from colored plastic bags and place them on fabric.

Place your baking paper over the shapes and set your iron to the maximum temperature.


Start ironing over the baking paper. Be sure to stay on each shape for as long as it takes to melt plastic into the fabric. Do not remove the baking paper! As soon as it gets cold, it will detach by itself.

Did you like this tutorial? You can also check out our video on how to craft a bag from an old t-shirt: