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Topic: tutorial: Old $1.50 PJ shirt=New $1.50 purse:) (9pics)  (Read 3963 times)
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pointe-pixie
« on: November 08, 2006 08:05:55 PM »

OK so I finally add a tutorial (if anyone still wants one)at the bottom of the post



I found this pajama shirt at salvation army for $1.50 and liked the print so I made a purse

Heres the before



And heres the after



I also used the buttons from the shirt on the purse(cuz they are  big and pink!!!)



Heres some pics of the prints on the fabric




What do you think???

(Sorry for so many pics I kinda go crazy)




Tutorial





#1 - 9" X 16" Cut 2
#2 - 4 1/2" X 16" Cut 4
#3 - 9" X 16"Cut 2
#4 - 24" X 4" Cut1



take two of the four and sew along the edge leaving one side open(do the same with the other two(the black line) now turn right side out and sew them together (the pink line)and set it to the side



Sew along the edge rounding the corners do the same with the lining



Add pleats one in the middle and one on each side about 3 1/2" apart
and sew in the lining



Now sew the top part to the bag and turn right side out

Now add the straps and your done

This is my first tutorial so if it doesn't make sense let me know (sorry I didn't get pics for all the steps)


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« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2006 08:14:13 PM »

ooo i love it. i wish there were more thrift stores around and near me.  we have some weird-o goodwill in here that's "high-class" Huh i dunno.  anyways i really love the shape of your bag!  i should make more fancy bags. 
and i don't mean to be a complete stalker or anything, but my best friend lives in austin, and she and her sister and friends made a mag ("candid") that had a spread of pointe ballerinas and bmx bikers.  it was awesome.
woo yay for awesome printed fabric.
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« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2006 08:15:36 PM »

wow  love waht you did with it!!!  started out really bad  shirt  but  wow  great  bag...... love the  print and style   well done
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« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2006 08:45:28 PM »

Wow! That is grand! Good job!!
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« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2006 08:50:15 PM »

That's so awesome!
I love the shape of the bag and how it hangs off your shoulder!
The fabric makes it all the better, I love how there is a whole "scene" on the bag!

Good job!

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« Reply #5 on: November 08, 2006 09:25:39 PM »

That material is awesome! It turned into a cool purse!
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« Reply #6 on: November 09, 2006 12:36:37 AM »

That's so wonderful that you saw that purse in that PJ top! Is it lined? Its really great, and I don't even really like the color pink!
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« Reply #7 on: November 09, 2006 06:12:31 AM »

I love the purse!  Did you use a pattern for it?  The PJ fabric is absolutely perfect!
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« Reply #8 on: November 09, 2006 06:16:59 AM »

AHHH I LOVE SHOES!! This is one hott purse! If you have any fabric left over a little wallet would be the finishing touches. And I think the pink buttons are great. Nice Job
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« Reply #9 on: November 09, 2006 09:12:53 AM »

Thanks everyone for the great comments!!!

That's so wonderful that you saw that purse in that PJ top! Is it lined? Its really great, and I don't even really like the color pink!

I am going to put a pink lining in it but haven't done it yet

I love the purse!  Did you use a pattern for it?  The PJ fabric is absolutely perfect!

And I made my own pattern


AHHH I LOVE SHOES!! This is one hott purse! If you have any fabric left over a little wallet would be the finishing touches. And I think the pink buttons are great. Nice Job

Its funny you say I should make a wallet cuz I started working on one the other day
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