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Topic: Drawstring Backpack from Star Wars t-shirt  (Read 1641 times)
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« on: July 31, 2012 05:26:05 PM »

I have a friend who LOVES Star Wars and I ran across 3 Star Wars shirts at the thrift store for super cheap, and decided to make her a bag from one, and just gift her the other two for wear/crafting. I just taught her how to crochet(correction, a friend of mine taught her how to chain, I taught her how to single crochet, and the basics of reading a pattern) recently and now she LOVES that too! So I made her a WIP bag. She rides her bike to crochet/knitting night, so I figured it had better be a backpack.

I was kindve bummed, and hope she doesnt mind, but I didnt notice how high up the graphic was, so I ended up sewing through his head a little bit.
 Sad (I stuffed the bag with yarn and a crochet book, so I think shell forgive me)  Wink




I used this tutorial I found online http://justfacs.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/Drawstring-Backpack-Project.pdf the only things I changed were I used a t-shirt instead, and I used parachute cord because that was all I could find at Michaels, and didnt feel like driving to Joanns for regular cord.  My husband did melt the cord ends for me so the knot wont slip out though.
« Last Edit: July 31, 2012 05:28:11 PM by PixieVal » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2012 07:51:52 PM »

This looks GREAT!  I am sure she'll love it!  Fabulous job, hon. Cheesy
« Last Edit: July 31, 2012 07:52:18 PM by kaz814 » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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