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« on: June 06, 2012 07:50:23 PM »

What sorts of challenge ideas would you like to see (and participate in!) on the Purses, Bags and Wallets board?

Please share your ideas!

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Wristlet/Clutch Challenge - small purse that holds the necessities!
This Purse is SO Me - a purse that shows off your personality and is perfect for you
Teesha Moore Inspired
Bigger On the Inside - fandom (any) inspired purse/wallet
Cryptid/Cryptozoology - purses/wallets/bags featuring cryptozoological animals (Sasquatch, Loch Ness, etc.)
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« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2012 10:51:20 AM »

how about a challenge using bird seed/pet food bags to make shopping or tote bags?
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« Reply #2 on: June 12, 2012 12:00:25 PM »

I kind of like the idea, enola! I've been meaning to turn a rice sack into a purse for aaaages, so what about a challenge to turn any commercially produced container into a crafty new bag? Everything from cereal boxes to tupperware to produce nets would be fair game Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2012 06:51:39 AM »

I like that idea: any commercial container into a bag. It could turn into an alliteration frenzy: Craft a Commercial Container into a Crafty Carry-all.

I was thinking a purse/bag/wallet from your own material. Weaving ribbons, sewing fabric strips, taping duct tape and fusing juice pouches, that sort of thing.
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« Reply #4 on: June 19, 2012 04:52:02 PM »

That sounds like a fun idea!  Smiley 

More ideas are welcome, though!  Keep them coming!
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« Reply #5 on: June 22, 2012 06:09:13 PM »

a friend of mine made a bunch of bags like that to raise money for a go green organization! here is the link to her etsy page (not trying to sell them just for an example)
http://www.etsy.com/shop/RepurposeForImpact?ref=seller_info
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« Reply #6 on: July 03, 2012 09:56:07 AM »

The challenge has been posted!
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« Reply #7 on: October 28, 2012 07:55:05 PM »

Let's brainstorm some more challenge ideas. Smiley

I was thinking ...

Wristlet/Clutch Challenge
This Purse is SO Me - a purse that shows off your personality and is perfect for you
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« Reply #8 on: March 08, 2013 02:10:16 PM »

How about a bag based on your favorite character (Disney, Mario Bros, whatever)

A bag with the shape of an animal? Fish, cat, dog, shark, or inspired by your pet, like an aquarium bag?

A kids bag, unusual closure bag, nature inspired bag, a bag with eyes, reversible bag, with changeable front, a bag with some sort of sewing technique, make a fun sportsbag,...

I always have lots of ideas  Grin , I just need time  Wink
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« Reply #9 on: March 23, 2013 06:26:07 AM »

What about a bag that showcases your craft?  Like the flap is a mini art quilt or there is embroidery or a painted panel.
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