Holly from Christchurch has made an incredible dress from crocheted PAK'nSAVE shopping bags!
the dress made using PAK'nSAVE shopping bags.
A Christchurch resident has created a stunning dress, made
entirely from shopping bags!
Holly from Christchurch created the dress by cutting each
individual bag into a long strip of 'string' that she then
crocheted together to make the dress. Holly says that PAK'nSAVE Moorhouse Avenue
greatly contributed to the plastic bag supply.
The dress took just over a month to create and was made as an
entry into an event held each year by Meridian Energy.
Well known for encouraging the use of reusable energy, Meridian
host the internal event specifically to encourage staff to produce
items from recycled materials.
This year's themes were solar, wind and water - all forms of
As you can tell by the bright colour, sub-brolly and sunglasses,
Holly chose the solar theme and decided to portray the sun through
creating and wearing a yellow PAK'nSAVE dress.
I chose the solar
theme and decided to go as the sun. So yellow PAK'nSAVE bags were
the best material choice for me to use, Holly
Great work Holly!
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