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« on: June 10, 2013 10:25:48 PM »

I have collected a what I thought was a huge stash of flannel Crown Royal bogs in the hopes of one day making a quilt out of them, but one day I got kind of bored with storing them and decided to think of something else I could make. I've been in the middle of a handbag making craze for a while so I figured I'd make a little purse!


The outside is made entirely from normal sized CR bags.


The lining is a pale yellow cotton. There's a small internal pocket that you can't see. It's small, but perfect for a night out Smiley

What do you think?
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« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2013 08:47:28 AM »

I just love this purse, it brings back memories of my childhood, when my parents would have these bags.  We would play with them all the time.
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« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2013 04:17:45 PM »

Nice job!!
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« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2013 04:37:58 PM »

What a great upcycle!  Fab job!
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« Reply #4 on: June 11, 2013 06:25:36 PM »

i Love it, you are sure to catch a gentleman when you use this. 
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« Reply #5 on: June 19, 2013 12:31:44 PM »

thanks for the comments! I definitely get a lot of attention with this bag, especially at the bar x)

I've thought about maybe trying to make a tutorial for these... maybe if I have time this summer.
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« Reply #6 on: July 29, 2013 02:07:32 PM »

I absolutely ADORE this. Fantastic job and thank you so much for sharing! As a lady whose hard liquor of choice is Crown, and who gets all nostalgic as well from childhood memories of having too much fun playing with the purple, velvety bags of awesome...well, I'd love one of those bags too! Cheesy

Edit: A tutorial would be really fab, if you had the time!!
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« Reply #7 on: September 27, 2013 01:21:25 PM »

This is really cool, what an awesome way to re-purpose a crown royal bag.

Overseas as kid my mom and I use to pick up my dad crown often at the duty free store when we would travel to Singapore for my monthly appointment to get my braces adjusted.  I know there was a stack of them as my mom only used one to put makeup in.   Next time I am out at the farm I will look around to see if I can find them.  These would be fun to make.  I don't drink myself but I have friends that do and these would make great gifts for them that I think they would appreciate! ... and use....
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« Reply #9 on: February 09, 2014 02:30:02 PM »

What a great idea!  We've got tons of them, they're all full of marbles.lol  This is a much better use.  I bet it starts a lot of conversations!
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