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« on: December 28, 2010 06:10:47 PM »

For the current Friends of Craftster Raffle swap (come join!), I made a purse out of a skirt that I was going to donate.  The requirements were to upcycle something into something else.  I reused the outer skirt, the lining, and the tie.  The only thing I used that was new was the interfacing and thread. Cheesy  No pattern, just cut and went with what was in my head.  

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The tie was on the skirt as well, as a belt-like thing and I thought it was perfect to close the purse with.



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« Reply #1 on: December 28, 2010 11:40:08 PM »

That's very pretty. I must say the skirt isn't something i would have worn either but the bag I would definitely carry! Great upcycle!
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« Reply #2 on: December 29, 2010 01:19:08 AM »

It's fabulous!

In my younger years I totally wore skirts like that.  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: December 29, 2010 07:31:21 AM »

Woo hoo, thank you both!  Smiley  I haven't worn the skirt in AGES and I didn't think I was going to again.  I hope whoever gets it in the swap likes it as much as I do.

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