So for the past few seasons metallics have been big, but the economic recession has really hit our wallets hard. How about recycling those old poptabs into some DIY metal trashion? It’s known as Tabistry and crafters have been getting inventive, so check it out:
Starting off simple, here’s a poptab-and-ribbon belt…so cute. (source: Craftster.org)
Turkish vest. Poptabs end up looking so much like chainmail! (Source: Craftster.org)
And how about some awesome Poptab dresses?
Duct tape prom dresses are cool, but what about a Pop Tab Prom Dress? (Source: Craftster.org)
Another Prom Dress, Totally Different Look (Source: Craftster.org)
This looks so BAMF! (Source: Craftster.org)
This was for a class project! So hot! (Source: Craftster.org)
And how about something to wear to the Renn Faire?
This girl is the QUEEN of Poptabs…Check out her blog, The Art of Can Tabistry
Crochet and Poptabs were born to go together:
Wanna learn how to make this awesome bag? There’s a tutorial on Craftster.org.
If you aren’t particularly crafty, then you can still get in on the action:
This purse and others are on sale on the Novica.com website. Steep prices, but cool merch.