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« on: April 26, 2012 02:01:23 PM »

I just recently bought my first menstrual cup (My First Menstrual Cup sounds like a rejected "Top Ten Gifts For Teens" idea) and it came with a hilariously small amount of packaging.  Seriously, it was just chucked in a bubble mailer with a slip that basically said "For care and usage instructions, please consult the Internet."  I didn't want to toss it in a drawer and leave it all naked and dust-gathering at the end of each cycle, so I decided to sew and embellish a little baggie for it. 

It just cracks me up that this is made with high-quality Kona muslin, considering what it's housing.

I sketched out the lettering and the big circle by hand before stitching; everything else is free-form.  If you're curious, I bought a Fleurcup, but I think Drip Pan is much funnier, more accurate, and far less creepy (I don't like comparisons of vaginas to things like flowers.  It's just a vagina.  You don't hear guys waxing philosphical about their penes, right?  Or maybe they do, I don't know.).

Anyway, the picture!  My stitches aren't rumpled or puckering; I just failed to iron the fabric before (or after) sewing.

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« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2012 02:08:20 PM »

On the one hand, I commend your creativity & the quality of your execution!

On the other hand...the analogy of "drip pan" makes me never, ever want to use a cup, ever, even moreso than before.

lol For reals, though, nice work. Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2012 02:38:59 PM »

yay for re-usable cups!  Grin  Nice Bag.  Awesome nickname for your cup!!!
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« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2012 04:15:26 PM »

Bahahaha that is totally hilarious!  Great idea.
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« Reply #4 on: April 26, 2012 04:21:27 PM »

freaking love this.
and why not house it in the finest fabric?! mine lives in a crocheted blackberry lol.
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« Reply #5 on: April 26, 2012 08:53:10 PM »

On the one hand, I commend your creativity & the quality of your execution!

On the other hand...the analogy of "drip pan" makes me never, ever want to use a cup, ever, even moreso than before.

lol For reals, though, nice work. Smiley

HAHAHA!! This was my thought.

Such a clever idea and well executed!
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« Reply #6 on: April 28, 2012 06:53:10 AM »

Clever wording and great stitching. Awesome job!
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