Make a Raincoat Out of Recycled IKEA Bags

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Now that IKEA has abolished plastic shopping bags in favor of reusable ones, some folks might have amassed more than their share of big blue bags. If that sounds like you, here’s a fun tip from reader Paul Mattingly on how to upcycle four of the Swedish carryalls into a sporty and conversation-starting raincoat. “The IKEA Raincoat is a thrifty and intelligent idea for keeping dry in the rain,” he tells us. We couldn’t have said it better ourselves, Paul!

+ IKEA Raincoat at Instructables

+ Stephanie Casper

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4 Responses to “Make a Raincoat Out of Recycled IKEA Bags”

  1. […] Upcycle your Ikea tote bag into a rain coat […]

  2. […] >> Use advertising and design student Stephanie Casper’s step-by-step Instructables direction to create a functional blue raincoat out of four IKEA bags. The instructions include printable patterns — and even makes use of the bag handles! (via Ecouterre) […]

  3. […] will still cost you a pretty penny.Penny pinchers like myself can get a bit of inspiration by Ecouterre’s IKEA Bag Raincoat and then sew or glue a DIY raincoat for your kid, yourself or your pet. Don’t get enough […]

  4. t_see says:

    oh hey Pratt!

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