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« on: December 16, 2010 10:26:52 AM »

I made this out of some records from the thrift store.  It was so easy!!!  I sawed the record off with a hacksaw, or you could use a box cutter.  Then I have a little hand sander that I zapped it with for a few.  I sewed together the purse part from two "fat quarters" I happened to have of the same fabric.  I had kept a strap from an old bag of mine because you never know when you might need an old strap, put it on two hooks from an old belt.  I really didn't do much for the closure, just some elastic string stuff with beads, I may change that.  It is for my boyfriends daughter.  One side is "Cinderella" the other side is "The Young Rascals, Groovin'"
Now I am going to make a tote bag for the younger one with the Cinderella album cover.



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« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2010 11:50:49 AM »

wow thats a cool Idea!!  I was thinking that would be cool to use the records as the ends of a duffle bag!! 
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« Reply #2 on: December 16, 2010 12:45:04 PM »

yes that would be!

I also recently saw 45s used as book ends another great idea.
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« Reply #3 on: December 16, 2010 01:34:05 PM »

Like like like.
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« Reply #4 on: December 16, 2010 11:05:31 PM »

Your boyfriend's daughter is going to love this!
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« Reply #5 on: December 17, 2010 09:54:52 AM »

thanks!  she knows I made me one of the broken record purses and she was like I want one with a strap though...
her sister saw it but since she has the gift of gab I told her someone where I used to live had paid me to make it, so they think it got sent off LOL
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