KOTA KINABALU – The biggest handbag is now being created.
The Managing Director of Epal Handicraft Training Centre, Fully Chye Goet Lee said the handbag is made of used clothes and fabric scraps with 25 feet wide and 17 feet 16 inch high.
“The handbag can fit two Myvi cars since a Myvi’s width is only 12 feet and 13inch,” she added.
She said there are 5000 participation from of Non-governmental Organizations members and Epal that will be involved in the tailoring process.
“Each person has contributed two pieces of used clothes since we need approximately ten thousand fabric scraps in order to create the largest handbag,” she said, adding that the handbag would break the record of Guinness World Records in the end of this May.
She said the objectives of this programme is to disseminate awareness on recycling activity and inventing Malaysia heritage product as well as to foster unity among women of different background and religion. – sayangsabah