How to Crochet with Pop-Tops Tutorial
Here's a cool project you can do with kids or adults, or you can make one on your own. All you need is a few pop-tops from soda cans and some embroidery floss.
Recycled Pop-Top Bracelet Tutorial
A cool tutorial from the DIY Network for a simple project. No pictures of the process are provided, but it's yet another cool use for the under-appreciated pop-top! This one takes about 20 pop-tops and would probably work great with kids. If you're a camp instructor, or an art teacher, perhaps consider this as a project.
Very Nice Up-Close Photos On This Pop Top Purse Tutorial
This blog post provides very detailed up-close images for how to tie the pop-tops together. It also includes pictures of larger bags and belts, etc. made from soda can pop tops. There are also tips on the type of thread to use for getting the best results. Awesome!
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Crochet Your Own Purse!
A very cool project described in some detail by "Alexandra F." on the craftster.org website. The photos are small, but she describes her process, so that's cool.
Croche Flower Pot Holder
If you read porteguese, you're in luck with this one! I'm pretty sure they threw an instructional brochure onto a scanner. Pretty low-tech, but definitely gets the point across. And makes for a very nice croche project with pop-tops.
How To Collect Pop Tops for Charity
E-how has a cool page with ideas about how to collect soda can pop-tops for charity. Thousands of these add up to valuable aluminum. Consider starting a campaign at your school or local non-profit to collect pop-tops and bring them to a recycling center to raise money.
Buy in Bulk!
Did You Know Soda Can Pop Tops (Pull Tabs, Pop Tabs, whatever!) are sold on eBay?
Cool Pop Top Bag Made With Home-Dyed String
The photos on this pop-top bag project tutorial show chopsticks being used to line up the design. Very nice detail!
How To Make A Pop-Tab Purse
This is a very detailed (18 steps) soda can pop top tutorial to make a purse using 727 pop tab tops. Very ambitious, and very well explained.
Mini-Clutch With Liner Tutorial
This bag has a liner, which is nice. Also, the author of the tutorial drew a very clear diagram (see sample below) to help with threading the pop-tops.