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« on: May 21, 2009 02:07:46 PM »

Whew!  Seven bags in two weeks for my daughter's wonderful teachers and therapists.  Made from thrifted clothes with a little yardage from the stash thrown in when needed.  I used my own pattern.  Total usage:  2 pairs of pants, 3 skirts, 2 dresses and a pair of shorts.  Blogged at http://gwenshouse.wordpress.com/2009/05/21/what-i-did-for-the-past-two-weeks.






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« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2009 02:44:43 PM »

They're just wonderful! This is a nice thoughtful gift that will be very much appreciated. Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2009 02:47:20 PM »

The purpley-blue floral fabric is beautiful.  I love it!  Your totes are absolutely wonderful also.
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« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2009 05:26:55 PM »

gorgeous bags
i love them!
a few yrs ago i made zipper pouches for my sons special needs teachers one year and filled them with goodies, we had 4-5 teachers and aides at the centre. they did such a good job there. they loved them. i embroidered them.
i read your blog. lovely stuff. well done!
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« Reply #4 on: May 21, 2009 06:19:55 PM »

That is a neat idea! I always had trouble figuring out what to get for teachers, they can only have so many coffee mugs Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: May 21, 2009 06:41:42 PM »

Great gift and I love that you made it from reused materials.  My favourite is the fish one - great focus on the pattern.
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« Reply #6 on: May 21, 2009 09:18:24 PM »

that is so great! I loooove the fish pattern
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« Reply #7 on: May 22, 2009 06:04:48 AM »

all your bags looks beautiful. How big are they and how long is the strap?They looks perfect!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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« Reply #8 on: May 23, 2009 12:27:45 PM »

My mom is a teacher and I know something like this would be a wonderful gift that she could actually use!  As CraftyAggie said, they can only have so many coffee cups!  You are so thoughtful and I know that they are going to appreciate them! 
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« Reply #9 on: May 24, 2009 09:40:38 PM »

they look great..... i did bags for my kids teachers last year, they loved them and are still using them........I really like the light blue and green one.......
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