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« on: July 17, 2004 08:35:15 AM »

I made a quilt out of old jeans, and I had a buttload of pockets left over, so this is what I made, I was amazed at how much crap it holds. I use it for sewing notions, I'm working on another one for the kitchen pantry to hold like sauce packets, koolaid packets, gravy packets etc.
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 its hideously ugly but very servicable.
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« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2004 03:14:27 PM »

I like it!!
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« Reply #2 on: July 18, 2004 01:29:09 PM »

i don't think it's bad aesthetically.  reminds me of stuff my mom had in the 70s.  i've been thinking about doing a smaller version of something like this to put my cell phone, ipod, and camera in while they're charging.  how do you have it hanging on the wall?
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« Reply #3 on: July 18, 2004 01:41:09 PM »

WHen i hear wall pockets i instantly pictured back pockets cut off from jeans, and stiffened, mounted onto little wooden plaques.  You coult put little flowers or something in them. Hmmmm.....next crafty endeavor.
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« Reply #4 on: July 28, 2004 01:30:36 AM »

when I still had my bunk bed (r.i.p.) I did something similar. I completely cut out the pocket and decorated it with fabric markers and a Beadazzler and used pushpins on the inside to stick it to the wall. It was a great place to keep my stereo remote, pens, crochet hooks, ect.
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« Reply #5 on: July 28, 2004 11:46:27 PM »

hehe 'buttload of pockets' great unintentional pun. 

I agree about the looking like something in those craft books from the 70's. My Mum had a ton of books like that and they continuously made things out of jeans.
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« Reply #6 on: July 29, 2004 02:23:59 AM »

What a clever idea.  Smiley And I don't think it looks bad at all.
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« Reply #7 on: July 29, 2004 07:00:18 AM »

i don't think it's bad aesthetically.  reminds me of stuff my mom had in the 70s.  i've been thinking about doing a smaller version of something like this to put my cell phone, ipod, and camera in while they're charging.  how do you have it hanging on the wall?
I was out of long dowels, so I used a bamboo tomato stake, I can get about 20 bamboo stakes for a dollar at the garden center, they are around the same size as a dowel but prettier.
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« Reply #8 on: July 29, 2004 07:01:59 AM »

Thanks for the compliments, anymore ideas for pockets?
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« Reply #9 on: July 29, 2004 01:27:29 PM »

I'm always loosing my ink pens so I love making little pen holders for the fridge with pockets from old jeans. Just glue magnets to the back and spice it up with some ribbons, fabric glue or rhinestones and there you go. Smiley
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