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Topic: PBW Recycling Challenge = New Computer Bag! (pic chubby)  (Read 1273 times)
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Poshoeda
« on: August 10, 2010 09:51:38 PM »

I've been meaning to make a new computer bag for a while now, so this challenge was just what I needed to get me started. The only part of this bag that isn't recycled is the thread used to sew it together.

Sneak peek:


Here are the materials I had to work with:

An old computer bag that was literally falling apart at the seams



A dress that I made that doesn't fit anymore

A pillow that I made but never used

Part of an old robe (the whole back panel was missing)

(please excuse the face, I wasn't feeling well)

And the finished product!
Front

Strap Attachments

Zippered Top

Back

Lining


I sandwiched the robe fabric in-between the other two to give it a little bit of padding.
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« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2010 04:42:02 AM »

Nicely done! I like that it's still coordinated even though you made it up out of old items.
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« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2010 05:01:40 AM »

Great work!
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« Reply #3 on: August 11, 2010 07:12:32 PM »

The bathrobe pic is hilarious.  The bag is a wonderful re-production.  I wish that you had led off with the picture of the finished product, as  it is an attention grabber with the neat appliques.
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« Reply #4 on: August 11, 2010 10:36:25 PM »

Thanks guys!

I wish that you had led off with the picture of the finished product, as  it is an attention grabber with the neat appliques.

I just edited my post so the finished product picture is at the beginning as well. Thanks for the advice. Smiley
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