Not sure what to do with an old swimsuit? Why not upcycle it into a personalised swimbag?
There are some really great bags out there made from recycled materials such as inflatables or inner tubes and we thought why not try it with a tired old swimsuit?
Even with our very limited sewing skills it took less than an evening to create.
Our bag has already had lots of use. Being a bit stretchy it easily fits in a towel, costume and shampoo bar. Ideal!
How to make a swimbag from an old costume
Cut the bottom part out to make a straight edge
Turn inside out and sew the bottom part together
As ours was halter neck we stitched the straps to make the handles
Add a locker pound to make life a bit easier!
Have you got any plastic free or up-cycling hacks or suggestions?
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