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« on: May 15, 2012 01:22:40 AM »

plarn wallet

I had an old hinge wallet that broke apart. Instead of throwing it away I used plarn (plastic bags into yarn) to crochet a case for it and sewed it all together. I drilled into a d20 and used it as my button for the latch. I also added two pockets in the middle to hold my checkbook and receipts. It still has places to hold my I.D, cards, and change pocket with zipper. I also have two hidden pockets underneath each side of the original wallet. Below are the pics of the wallet opened and closed.

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« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2012 09:17:25 AM »

What a wonderful recycle/upcycle/redo/insert word here project!  It is perfect for carrying everything in a compact, organized manner.  Great work with the plarn!

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« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2012 06:21:24 PM »

Thank you so much! It is working out wonderfully and I like it better than the original :p
« Reply #3 on: October 11, 2012 04:23:01 PM »

Looks awesome!  Grin

Also how did you attach the d20?
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« Reply #4 on: October 15, 2012 03:47:36 PM »

This is awesome.  Great job - I love the creativity of the d20 "button" and the reuse of the old frame.
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« Reply #5 on: October 25, 2012 04:13:39 PM »

I LOVE THIS! yes Caps Lock is on that's exactly how awesome I think this is!  Grin

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« Reply #6 on: November 06, 2012 10:33:22 PM »

Oh, that's just awesome. Grin

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