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Topic: Faded, abused tote to Midnight Blue Daily Tote I want to be seen carrying  (Read 1357 times)
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« on: May 19, 2008 03:12:54 PM »

Hi all!

I had an old, faded and abused looking tote. It had served me many years as a good and faithful bag, but it had succumbed to time itself, loosing its youthful bloom. But it had such good bones, great material and I could really use it. But I could not think what to do to make it better looking.


One day, after making up tons of fabric grocery bags, I had two forlorn pieces of material getting ready to go back into the scrap box. Until, these two pieces of fabric cuddled up together and I saw the beauty they made side by side. They looked good, but along came a ribbon and gave it a fairy tale look.



There was not enough of either material to cover a side, so I cut it up and sewed it into strips.


Very soon, I had a bag to be proud of.


Now this happy bag resides in my Jeep and whenever I need to pick up just a few things for the day, I can always toss it in this bag and not have to worry about carrying home five plastic bags inside.

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« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2008 07:56:21 PM »

Very cool! I like the asymmetry. Don't you just love using up scraps?! I always get so excited Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: May 20, 2008 04:59:44 AM »

Thanks.  Grin  The only problem with using up scraps is your scrap box looks empty and you go out and get more.  Roll Eyes Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: July 19, 2008 06:52:48 PM »

Thanks.  Grin  The only problem with using up scraps is your scrap box looks empty and you go out and get more.  Roll Eyes Cheesy

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I hear ya. Haha.
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« Reply #4 on: July 21, 2008 11:38:50 AM »

Cheesy

I hear ya. Haha.

Yeah, I just bought about 20 more feet of material. Isn't that what vacation is for? Wink
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