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Topic: Cassette tape coin purse; Barbie edition  (Read 30542 times)
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chezlin
« on: November 19, 2008 08:31:32 PM »

A long time ago, about a year or so, I started to make cassette tape wallets... ever since then, I've wanted to make a cassette tape coin purse with a metal purse frame thing, but I've been too cheap to buy them.  Finally I got my hands on a frame from an old decrepit wallet and the best part was that it fit perfectly with a cassette tape... I knew what I had to do.  And I wanted to share my new coin purse with all of you.

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I love how it turned out Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: November 19, 2008 08:38:42 PM »

That is a fabulous project! The final product is so cool. What a great recycled coin purse!
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« Reply #2 on: November 19, 2008 09:01:45 PM »

That's awesome!! I wish I could find an old wallet with a metal part that would fit in a cassette!
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« Reply #3 on: November 19, 2008 09:02:35 PM »

This is sooo cute!
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« Reply #4 on: November 19, 2008 09:18:06 PM »

Very cute, it's an interesting change on the cassette purse!
Love the tape you used!
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« Reply #5 on: November 19, 2008 09:49:04 PM »

KICK ASS!!  Grin
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« Reply #6 on: November 19, 2008 09:53:43 PM »

this is so cute.  mad kudos for reuse in a totally fab way.
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« Reply #7 on: November 19, 2008 10:26:58 PM »

that's awesome! It looks very well-made...I'm also curious as to how you attached the tape.  Did you re-make the coin purse part as well, or just attach the tape to it?
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« Reply #8 on: November 19, 2008 10:40:43 PM »

that totally rocks!!!!! I love the coin purse frame etc inside and love the HOT PINK TAPE! it looks so fab!
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« Reply #9 on: November 19, 2008 10:57:45 PM »

Thanks everyone! I'll try to answer every question so far.. sorry if I skip someone, it's late and I'm sleepy!  I'll check tomorrow to answer any more.

The glue I use is E6000.  Someone suggested that glue to me for my first cassette tape wallet and I use it for everything now.  It's the best.

To make it, I basically made another coin purse thing with just the fabric and some cardboard and glued the tape on.  When the metal frame was on the wallet, it had a cardboard piece that made it's shape and fabric was glued on to that... I basically just did that with new cardboard and fabric.  Sorry, that probably makes no sense... I'll try to draw up some diagrams in the next few days to show or something haha.
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