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1  Placemat/Napkin Recon in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: Reconstructed by Sara-no-h on: February 26, 2008 05:43:09 PM
This was actually a placemat and a napkin I found for super cheap! The embroidery was already on there, but as soon as I saw it I knew what I wanted to do with it!
The outside ...

close up of embroidery ...

lining ...
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2  Turquoise Rose Necklace in Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General by Sara-no-h on: February 25, 2008 11:14:11 AM
I found the the rose at a local bead shop about 5 years ago, added a leather strap, tied some knots in it and voila!

Close up

the "clasp" it actually used to be brighter but I've worn it a lot!
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3  First attempt at a wallet! in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General by Sara-no-h on: February 25, 2008 08:30:06 AM
So I had this wallet that I loved, but it was black leather ... BORING! So I decided to see if I could make one that looked like it, even though I had to take the old one apart ... oh well ... here goes ...
outside

money pocket ...

receipt pocket ...

inside

this is where my driver's license would go

and since I don't carry around a whole lot of credit cards ... just two pockets for 'em ...
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4  My first attempt at a grocery bag! in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General by Sara-no-h on: February 25, 2008 08:24:23 AM
The outside ....

showing the lining ...

showing some stitching ...

bottom of bag ...

so, whatcha think?
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5  From Napkins to a new purse! First Post! in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: Reconstructed by Sara-no-h on: February 25, 2008 08:21:00 AM
I found these napkins at a store that was going out of business. I got them for about 20 cents each, and the lining is some old fabric my mom had from years ago.



Hope ya'll like it! Constructive criticism is welcome!
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