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Topic: Unflattering skirt to useful bag  (Read 1149 times)
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« on: November 04, 2009 04:50:09 PM »

I had in my closet a khaki green 3/4 length skirt which was very unflattering seeing as I am quite short. I needed a bag large enough to hold all of my assorted belongings, plus some nappies, wipes etc. So, I whipped this up:

This is a photo of me wearing the skirt - you can't see how awful it really was though Tongue

Thanks for looking - I am very pleased with it, I am relativly new to sewing, so I am trying to find various things to practise with! I was going to stencil something onto it, but a) I think it would bunch up and you wouldnt really see it, and b) I don't want to ruin it!
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« Reply #1 on: November 04, 2009 07:09:51 PM »

Great use of an item you weren't fond of!  Smiley  I like the shape of the bag, too.  Nice job!
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« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2009 08:30:02 AM »

wow great idea. I assuming you used the original waist of the skirt as the opening, which looks terrific.

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