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« on: August 07, 2005 12:46:05 PM »

I made this bag from an old T-shirt I had that had gotten too thin to wear. I love it too much to get rid of it, so I turned it into a bag. It has a lining from pink T-shirt fabric, and between the shirt and the lining is an old thin quilt that I used to make it stiffer and thicker. The way I sewed it is basically the way you sew a little coin purse with lining and a zipper, with a few modifications of my own. There's an inset pocket in the lining with a zipper. That was the hardest part. The strap was sewn on after.

     

     
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Caroline8
« Reply #1 on: August 08, 2005 04:56:58 AM »

thats really cool, bags from skirts are really easy too, just sew up one end and line it if you need it.
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skittle02
« Reply #2 on: August 08, 2005 07:42:17 PM »

Wow! I really like that.  Would you mind posting a tutorial??  I would like to try one of these.

Edit: Is there a zipper in the top as well or just on the inside pocket?
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jtfelix
« Reply #3 on: September 02, 2005 09:54:26 AM »

Wow, that is very very cute! I think you've inspired me to dig those concert shirts which are way too big for me and use them this way!
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« Reply #4 on: September 04, 2005 10:54:26 AM »

OOOHHH I have an old napster t shirt that this would work great for!! Good job!!
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