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Topic: Mother's Day Car Trash Bag and Tea Wallet  (Read 4920 times)
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rauni
« on: May 11, 2009 10:03:47 AM »

What a combination for a Mother's day gift.  But my Mom is in her 80's and there isn't too much she doesn't have already, so I made her a trash can for her car, and a tea wallet.  The trash can idea comes from here http://allysonhill.typepad.com/allyson_hill/2006/07/car_litter_bags.html.  The tea wallet I made using the tutorial here: http://blog.christyscreations.com/?p=482

I made two bags for the trash can, an exterior one and an interior one.  The interior one is interfaced with stiff interfacing and has the top of a large margarine tub (not the lid) in the top to keep it stiff and keep it open (I pinched the sides so that it does not open too much).  I used an old pair of jeans, and a bed sheet my Mom gave me (ironic I know) to make it.  I embroidered the roses on the pocket too.

Thanks for looking.
Rauni

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« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2009 12:36:52 PM »

Awesome!
I love the margarine container idea, that's fantastic!
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« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2009 07:45:15 PM »

Super job! I love the trash bag and the wallet is really cool. Great ideas and wonderful upcycling!
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