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« on: January 10, 2008 06:57:31 PM »

I have old purses in a varitey of colors and shapes! I dont use them so i dont know what to do with them now? any ideas? Huh Huh
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« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2008 02:50:12 PM »

revamp them with glitter and fabric to make one of a kind bags to use
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« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2008 06:50:10 PM »

Ooo, I can sympathise! I nver thought of doing anything with them though... I was just going to stick them in the dress-up box for the kids!
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« Reply #3 on: January 20, 2008 09:28:45 AM »

Many years ago, I had a good vinyl purse (naugahide).  It was fabric backed and quite sturdy.  When the handle broke, the lining was yukky, I figured it was time to do something with it.  I cut the vinyl into swuares, and using an awl, I punched holes evenly around each square.  I crocheted around each square with postal twine, joined a few squares for each side, crocheted a gusset to fit the 3 sides, and crocheted a handle.  I also crocheted a little button loop and attached it to the back and crocheted a little button for the front.  It came out fantastic.
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