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Topic: Lah-Di-Dah Bra purse! With Tute.  (Read 21560 times)
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« on: January 20, 2005 07:22:48 AM »

Wow! My first post! Here's a purse I made from an underwire maribou bra. Sooo easy!
All hot glued. I guess it's kinda a ripoff of the Red Hat purse, but I just love how it came out! My daughter wants to take it to Prom!

1. cut back off of bra, leaving about 1/2" to be turned glued to the inside.
2. Cut off straps
3.  tuck in center front of bra to the inside- glue down.
4.  add any embellishments you want- here is where i added some trim from an old shower curtain to the bottom.
5. glue it together around the underwire.
6.  Add the back clasp from the bra, gluing it to both inside parts
7.  Add your handle- I used a string of sequins- not real sturdy- but I think in retrospect, a nice necklace would have been cool.
There you go! Embellish the heck out of it (I used an old earring, and more string sequins), and enjoy!
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« Reply #1 on: January 20, 2005 07:27:54 AM »

SO cute!!! I have to make one...

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« Reply #2 on: January 20, 2005 08:22:44 AM »

what a cool idea. and sounds really easy to do!!!
thank u for the great idea.

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« Reply #3 on: January 20, 2005 08:53:42 AM »

Great idea for using up an old bra. Very clever!

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« Reply #4 on: January 20, 2005 09:28:28 AM »

Thanks much for the positivity! *Raiding everyone's dressers for bras...*

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« Reply #5 on: January 20, 2005 10:07:02 AM »

hahaha, that is so cool. Everyone has seen those purses made out of jean pockets... but made out of a bra?! So original.

Very cute too. It definately has that prom look.
« Reply #6 on: January 20, 2005 10:44:03 AM »

This is really cool Althea! Cool 
I absolutely LOVE how you used the clasp as the closure....VERY CLEVER!!
I am gonna have to keep this in mind for my next broken bra!!!  Thank You!

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« Reply #7 on: January 20, 2005 12:01:41 PM »

thats great!
I might have to try that one.. I can't wait to see the faces on the clerks when I buy a gigantic bra.. Grin
really cute idea
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« Reply #8 on: January 20, 2005 04:08:28 PM »

the closure is awesome - it's so sassy.

« Reply #9 on: January 20, 2005 04:23:23 PM »

haHA!  that's hysterical, i love the purple - it looks store-bought, but imagine how funny it would be to tell people what it was when they asked where you got it  Shocked
ohh i have to try this - if not for the laugh-factor, then for the fact that it's totally cute (^_^)

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