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« Reply #10 on: November 13, 2007 04:33:04 PM »

My man's pretty new to the army, it'll be a while before he has any old uniforms... but I'll definitely do this at some point! Cheesy
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« Reply #11 on: November 14, 2007 04:59:11 PM »

My man's pretty new to the army, it'll be a while before he has any old uniforms... but I'll definitely do this at some point! Cheesy

If you live near a post you can find an army surplus store and pick up an old uniform (be sure to wash it before you use it...).  Even the new ACU uniforms can be found for under $15.  Good luck!! 

I also found this website, if you don't leave near a post, to order a used uniform: http://www.military-mall.com/  It's somewhere under the uniforms...$19.95 for a set...hope you can get one.  Ebay too!
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« Reply #12 on: November 15, 2007 11:35:05 AM »

I just ordered some fabric from ebay it was pretty devent price with the shipping it came to about $3 a yard, and I can get 2 purses from a yard. I have since had several reguests for bags from other wives here on post and now I am in the business of selling bags, lol. I just stole mt hubby's patches but now have to go to the cothing and sales to order more. I also made a messenger bag, but not out of acu but I am planning on attempting that soon.
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« Reply #13 on: November 15, 2007 02:01:39 PM »

If you live near a post you can find an army surplus store and pick up an old uniform (be sure to wash it before you use it...).  Even the new ACU uniforms can be found for under $15.  Good luck!! 


Sometimes the simplest ideas you never think of! I live near a surplus and I'll definately be visting it for myself after I finish all my Christmas crafting!
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