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« on: December 04, 2004 10:03:40 PM »

I found these at the goodwill....i love love love the brown ones...if I had my own home i would use them for their intended purpose...but i dont so i need ideas...I have 6 of them....what should I do?Huh??
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« Reply #1 on: December 04, 2004 10:18:10 PM »

Here's what popped into my head.. mittens.. mosaic scarf.. purse/coinpurse, makeup bag.. coasters... patches, belt!! Hmm.. wow, many possiblities.. Flowers? Lol.. have fun and post whatever you make Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2004 08:57:01 AM »

fold it inot a clutch and sew up the sides.
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« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2005 01:12:18 AM »

OK i know this is going to sound WAAAAAY out there.....but maybe make a craft bin using them!  i thought of this the other day using welcome mats, place a thin peice of plywood inbetween two and glued together (something strong obviously not sure what tho) do this for all sides and if you want cut them down to make a difference size.make two more for bottom and a top.  attach hinges on one side and to the top cover (if you want a cover) . sorry if my explanation wasnt very good. pm me and ill try to give more detailed instructions.
just..basically make a box with wood and cover the wood with the placemats. cover if you want.
random idea i know but i think it might actually look kinda cute and very unique while also being functional!
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« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2005 01:15:19 AM »

oven mitts, hot plate, apron, coasters...
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« Reply #5 on: January 06, 2005 01:22:22 AM »

hehe sorry im back. what about a cute skirt?! or use as an alternative frame or something. like hang on the wall and attach pictures any way you want. pillows. orrrrrrrrrrrrrr use in a quilt? use as a...placemat!  Grin hehe i love how lame i am....   Cool  book cover? make into...arm bands or fingerless gloves. a choker, bracelet, rings, hair band, trim on clothes, patches, i dunno theres gotta be more things!

(sorry i didnt post these ideas last time..i got overly exicited with my *LAME* craft bin idea..but now im back with a bunch of more even *LAMER* ideas!)
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« Reply #6 on: January 16, 2005 03:05:22 PM »

thanx guys...the craft bins are a great idea....I made a cover for my MP3 player out of 1 of the placemats, and I'll post pics when i get them...when i make more stuff out of them i'll be sure to post...Cheesy
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