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« on: August 20, 2013 06:24:56 AM »

I had this really cute top I found at a thrift store, but it was really too small for me to wear. I loved the print on it though, so I bought it anyway.



One day, I decided that I needed a "new" bag to carry around stuff, so I decided to recycle that top with the cute print.

This is the lining and the outer part of the bag. The pocket in the lining is made from the sleeve of the top.


I combined the lining and outer part, made a strap with the scraps, and added an old zipper from my stash:


And this is the finished product:


Another picture of the finished bag:


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« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2013 06:49:39 AM »

Great re-use of that shirt! It makes a fabulous bag.
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« Reply #2 on: August 20, 2013 07:37:50 AM »

That's cool!  I wouldn't have been able to pass up the shirt either.
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Lovely bag, the top's fabric is great!!
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« Reply #4 on: August 20, 2013 12:21:37 PM »

Thanks everyone. So glad you like it Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: August 20, 2013 02:39:17 PM »


That turned out really well! That shirt made the perfect bag.
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« Reply #6 on: August 20, 2013 03:22:55 PM »

Wonderful job on the upcycle!  I love it!
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« Reply #7 on: August 20, 2013 05:46:31 PM »


That turned out really well! That shirt made the perfect bag.

Thanks. Glad you like it Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: August 20, 2013 05:47:45 PM »

Wonderful job on the upcycle!  I love it!
Thank you Smiley
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