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Showing posts from March, 2011

Repurposed - The bag that was a skirt.

* Please bear with me as I learn to use my new camera. It arrived yesterday and I haven't got use to the settings yet. You will see that the pictures look different and the brighter ones haven't captured the exact colour of this denim bag. The top picture is how the bag actually looks. It's a beautiful dark denim with white embroidered flowers.

I had this skirt around for so many years. It was an A-line skirt given to me from one of my sisters and I have lost interest in wearing it, esp. since it is way too small for my waist.
The other night in the midst of my pregnancy insomnia I thought "why don't I use the material for something else?"

So today I placed a tote bag template just under the waist and cut it out.
I then decided to be extremely clever and used a pocket from a pair of jeans (which I will never get into unless some miracle brings me back to a size 8 in the near future) as a mobile phone holder inside the bag. Since it was already lined I used my ser…