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Topic: Leather Ren faire pouch the cheap, fast and easy way (Pics and more pics)  (Read 1100 times)
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« on: July 02, 2008 01:13:13 PM »

'twas the eve before a trip to the Rennaisance Festival, and my friend, in a tunic, draw string pants, and leather boots had the gumption to put her hands firmly on her hips and suggest that we make a leather pouch for her to carry Ye Old stuff in - because I didn't make pants with pockets. 

All we needed was a bit of scrap leather, my sewing machine (with leather needle), some glue, a sharp blade, and an old button.  The D rings and leather string were stolen from a belt in my closet (I buy lots of my findings as parts of thrift store belts  Wink).  So here is what we threw together during nap time...  I think we did pretty good job!

Action shot - (these pants are not the offending pocketless ones mentioned earlier)


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« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2008 01:19:13 PM »

Wow, very cute, and it looks like it'll go great for a Ren faire outfit! Nice work!

Gosh, I miss the ren faire...

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« Reply #2 on: July 02, 2008 01:25:49 PM »

Very nice! I think accessories really make or break a renfest outfit.

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« Reply #3 on: July 02, 2008 08:25:01 PM »

Not having to hunt down a beast and tan the leather saves so much time  Grin

Very slick 21st century accessory, too

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« Reply #4 on: July 03, 2008 09:27:58 AM »

Thanks guys!  Maybe she wil wear it to work to carry her gold pieces, twine, cell phone, credit card and flint.
Okay - so it may not be historically accurate...  but we aren't Ren Faire "people" but rather visitors once a year who are weird and dress up!  I think it's nice when visitors make an effort to do a little something historical - or hysterical - either is good.  It makes it more fun!

That being said, my friend wore Ye Old sunglasses the whole day, so that sort of dimmed our historical effort a bit... Roll Eyes
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