A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
November 17 News: WOW!  Congratulate the winner of DIY Halloween Costumes 2015!
Total Members: 303,789
Currently Running With Scissors:
610 Guests and 13 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Military BDU purse  (Read 3417 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
« on: August 03, 2006 01:10:11 AM »

My original creation using the old ARMY bdu's.  This purse is made out of the leg pocket and then is lined with black cotton fabric.  However, I can use almost every piece of the BDU for purses.  I use the bottom of the leg for wine bags or small girl purses.  I use the pockets on the front of the top for purses for young/tween girls. 

Offline Offline

Posts: 46
Joined: 11-Jul-2006

I'll be nala if you be my simba. <3

View Profile
« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2006 12:22:54 PM »

that's awesome.. any chance of a tutorial? i have some of these laying around and would love to make something from them.  Grin
« Reply #2 on: August 07, 2006 12:14:52 AM »

Very cute!  I make purses out of BDUs as well (mine is posted on here somewhere...).  You must be military or a military spouse?  You're right, BDUs are great material for purses - with all the pockets and gadgets on them.  The leg pocket was going to be my next project, so its nice to see a visual of the finished project.  You did a nice job! Smiley 

A Story of Deployment as Told through Crafts & MiscAdventures
« Reply #3 on: August 07, 2006 09:41:21 AM »

oh how awesome.  My hubby is an airforce man and he has plenty of these he don't wear anymore, he's got some desert camo too!  Can't wait to try my hand at one of these.  Thanks for sharing!

"There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly." B. Fuller

Personal blog, recipes, beauty, and random stuff!

My shop
« Reply #4 on: August 07, 2006 11:58:08 AM »

Another cool one  is to cut off the bottom of the leg and either make a wine bottle bag or a little girls purse with pink or purple eyelash trim...

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
EP 5 Scene Select - Finale
EP 2 Scene Select - Shradha
EP 3 Scene Select - Mido
EP 2 Scene Select - Adriana
EP 1 Scene Select - Shradha
Latest Blog Articles
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide: Kindling Bundle
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide: Kitty Coasters
@Home This Weekend: Rustic Wreath

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.