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Title: Ransom note purse
Post by: thegreengriffin on August 06, 2011 06:41:54 PM
So this is my ransom note purse, it's all upcycled t-shirts and cotton for the lining.  I cut out the letters from various t-shirts and stitched them to the pink background.  Then I made little mask out of a black t-shirt and put it on the back pocket.  Since, if I were passing our ransom notes so much I needed a bag for them, I don't think I'd want people knowing who I was...
The lining is cotton with a newspaper print of old news stories such as man walking on the moon and Nixon resigning on it.

The handle is made of braided t-shirt strips.


The blue is an extra pocket outside.

The pink inside the purse is a sleeve of a t-shirt that I made into a smaller pocket inside.

As you can tell, Hawaii has just become the 50th US state!


Title: Re: Ransom note purse
Post by: smileyyogini on August 07, 2011 04:08:21 AM
What a great idea! OMG SO cute!!! I love the bright colors, too


Title: Re: Ransom note purse
Post by: MissWhiteRabbit on August 07, 2011 10:12:44 AM
I love the lining! Brilliant!


Title: Re: Ransom note purse
Post by: MareMare on August 08, 2011 01:11:44 AM
Super clever idea and I love the lining fabric! Do you have plans for all the bits of shirts you have leftover?


Title: Re: Ransom note purse
Post by: thegreengriffin on August 10, 2011 06:23:56 AM
I have a hangman purse in the works...


Title: Re: Ransom note purse
Post by: kartiana on August 10, 2011 10:54:43 AM
This is so cute and clever! I'm gonna add it to my pintrest cause I think it's so fun  :)


Title: Re: Ransom note purse
Post by: thegreengriffin on August 13, 2011 03:52:01 PM
Thanks for all the support! this is my first challenge and I am much encouraged!


Title: Re: Ransom note purse
Post by: widowwadman on August 24, 2011 06:19:05 AM
The lining is fantastic. Where did you get it?


Title: Re: Ransom note purse
Post by: thegreengriffin on August 24, 2011 07:10:45 AM
I found it on etsy, there's a lot of people selling it just search for 'newsprint cotton' or something like that.