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« on: November 22, 2004 02:50:04 PM »

So I found this super cool belt at the Sally Ann awhile back and it wasn't goin to fit me but I reeeally liked it so I bought it and made these: this one's kinda a bad pic but i posted it anyways:

http://personal.nbnet.nb.ca/thekman/txbracelets.JPG

http://personal.nbnet.nb.ca/thekman/bracelet.JPG

http://personal.nbnet.nb.ca/thekman/twobracelets.JPG

i'm keeping my eyes open for more belts to make some more of these for Christmas presents.  They are really easy - i just cut the belt with regular scissors and got heavy duty snaps and followed the directions on the back of them.
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« Reply #1 on: November 22, 2004 02:56:28 PM »

thats a great idea!! those look really nice!
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« Reply #2 on: November 22, 2004 05:04:29 PM »

i am so sad now seeing as I passed up so many beautiful leather belts at the thriftstore just because they didnt fit me! what a great idea!
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« Reply #3 on: November 24, 2004 08:00:22 AM »

omg thanks for this idea, I have tons of vintage 70's belts my mom made but don't fit me ( compared to my mom I am an amazon! ) now I can wear them, with the extra bonus of covering my wrist tattoo!
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« Reply #4 on: November 24, 2004 08:26:58 AM »

Thanks everyone -- just a note for those of you who are planning on making some...I don't think you can tell from my pictures but the belt I used was pretty thin like thinner than the hem on a pair of jeans...the snaps i got (and they were 'heavy duty' ones) just barely fit through the leather...so b4 you cut make sure they will fit. Thanks again ,
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« Reply #5 on: November 25, 2004 08:21:33 PM »

Those are sooo cute! I love them!
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