When Whole Foods stores announced that they would completely phase out plastic bags by April 22, 2008Earth Day, of coursethe only eye-rolling they got was over the make-cute end date.
Something else that you will want to take into consider when you are buying Chanel handmade bags is the pockets inside of the bags. The more pockets the better, so make sure that you unzip or unsnap the bags and check out the inside, and see how many credit card slots there are. Taking the slots into consideration will be a plus for you when you are considering which bags to buy. Lots of slots in a bags will help you stay more organized.
Have a bag full of bags? We pick up these bags for free every time we go shopping. Some people already use them as trash bags in their small containers generallylocatedin bathrooms. After all why pay for bags that are just going to the trash?
This plastic material is slightly more difficult to sew than regular fabric, but there are some techniques that will help it to go just as smoothly. It’s important to use a denim needle in your machine to make sure that it can stand up to the heavy plastic and punch through it without putting stress on your sewing machine. I find that it’s better not to pin the pieces of this material together because the pins will leave holes that won’t close on their own. Also, this material is so firm and stiff, it’s likely to bend your sewing pins if you try to use them with it! Instead of pinning the material, I like to use binder clips to hold the layers in place as I sew. They are very strong and don’t leave any marks or holes on the project.
Tenba Shootout sling bag – Although LowePro started this segment, this bag is a bit more versatile (this from a man who owns one of the LowePro Slingshot bags). The guys at Tenba took the sling bag idea and improved on it, adding great features like weather-proof zippers and a back panel that opens like a backpack for improved access to your gear. There is an all-weather cover, although it is not permanently attached like the LowePro.
If you have ever watched a good fighter train with a punching bag, you’ll hear a popping sound every time they hit the bag. This is because he is properly transferring his weight, pivoting off his back leg to bring his hip in, and channeling all his body power into the punch. If the bag makes a softer sound, chances are weight is being transferred wrong.
So look around, and find the bag that offers the best combination of space, features and price to hold your stuff; there are almost countless possibilities out there for you. And speaking of price, bypass the box stores and head to your local camera stores like Midwest Photo Exchange or Cord Camera. You’ll often get better pricing, and sales staff that will help you out and point you in the right direction.