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« on: January 06, 2017 12:11:35 PM »

My friend asked me a few months ago if I could make her a purse from her vintage (1977) Star Wars bed sheets.  Seeing as they were all cotton, I had no problem with it.  This is a great way to reuse those old sheets that the elastic has all worn out on and can't really be sheets any more.  The best part is, she let me keep the extra fabric!  I am so going to be making one for myself, with a matching wallet  Grin
I finished this in mid-November, but she just got it last week for her birthday - she LOVED it.  Especially since Leia is prominently displayed on one side, it means even more now with Carrie's passing  Cry







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« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2017 12:49:07 PM »

WOW! What a great use for these great sheets!
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« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2017 01:38:33 PM »

...  Awesome....

... and I am 80% certain I have those sheets somewhere in the bedroom now - they were Jim's from when he was a kid, and I am certain his mom sent them with him when we moved to this house together.
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« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2017 04:50:54 PM »

Truly you are the queen of bag-making!  This looks so perfect and the showcasing of the characters is spot-on.  Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2017 06:22:01 PM »

It's stunning!
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« Reply #5 on: January 06, 2017 07:07:20 PM »

that is definitely a swoon worthy bag!
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« Reply #6 on: January 07, 2017 06:07:37 PM »

The bag is stunning!
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« Reply #7 on: January 07, 2017 10:55:35 PM »

Beautiful!
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« Reply #8 on: January 08, 2017 08:12:57 AM »

Wow, it looks fantastic!
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« Reply #9 on: January 08, 2017 03:51:49 PM »

It looks great!! I have this star wars sheet in my stash, you showcased the pattern wonderfully.
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« Reply #10 on: January 09, 2017 03:51:54 AM »

This is awesome! I love how Han and Leia are on the sides. Great job!
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« Reply #11 on: January 09, 2017 08:49:59 AM »

This is seriously beautiful!
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« Reply #12 on: January 09, 2017 09:28:44 AM »

Stunningly done!
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« Reply #13 on: January 09, 2017 12:24:56 PM »

This is amazing!
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« Reply #14 on: January 09, 2017 02:08:59 PM »

The design placement is really fantastic on all the sides of the purse. The sparkly strap and piping definitely makes the whole finished product really pop too! Great job!!
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« Reply #15 on: January 09, 2017 06:24:20 PM »

 I absolutely love, love, love this! Ugh. I have to learn how to do piping. You inspire me so much!
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« Reply #16 on: January 09, 2017 07:00:42 PM »

That is pure perfection!!!
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« Reply #17 on: January 09, 2017 07:14:39 PM »

Most brilliant purse ever. Totally rocks!
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« Reply #18 on: January 11, 2017 09:14:32 AM »

great work, and great use of the images. it must have been frustrating getting them all centred so well.

also my cousin had the same sheets.
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« Reply #19 on: January 11, 2017 10:43:43 AM »

that really os awesome great job!!!
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« Reply #20 on: January 12, 2017 07:22:10 AM »

Congrats! This has been chosen as a Featured Project! Smiley
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« Reply #21 on: January 13, 2017 01:08:27 PM »

Awesome job!  I love it!  ^_^
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« Reply #22 on: January 14, 2017 09:17:20 AM »

The colors are still so vibrant, it looks great!
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« Reply #23 on: February 19, 2017 03:25:03 AM »

Great way to reuse bed sheets! Love the bag!
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