Thursday, January 14, 2010

It's a record



Well i don't think that i have EVER completed two, yes two projects in one night but i did!!!! i saw the blog on curlypops about the tea towel tote and knew straight away that i had to make one. luckily i had the perfect tea towel but had to wait until yesterday when i was in town to pick up the twill tape.




while i was thinking about the tea towel it came to me that i could do the same with pillowcases, even better they would be lined.




so here are my two finished totes.




the brown one was a tea towel i'd only picked up from spotlight last week for a $1. it will be used as a shopping bag. so cool, if it gets dirty, i can just pop it in the wash with the other tea towels.




the while pillowcase was an op shop find for i think 50c. i sewed it so it still has the scallop bottom. i love the embroidery - it has that old australia look about it. it will get too dirty for every day use but i think i might use it as a craft/sewing bag. i was going to add buttons to the end of each strap but i think it made it look too busy.




so what do you think? i did stay up until midnight but was able to do it inbetween ad breaks. easy!!!

5 comments:

  1. The bags looks great! Well done for using a teatowel too. I used to have a pattern somewhere for making cushions out of teatowels too, might have to find that!

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  2. I'm so pleased you left that comment on my site.I was thinking of you this morning and wishing I had written down the name of your blog so I could come and visit. Those bags look great! Send me your email and I'll send you the cutest pic of Pepper and James. See you soon. XX

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  3. Oh my goodness, it looks fabulous! Yours is the first one that I've seen made by someone else (other than when my sister tested the tutorial for me).
    If you make a few more, you can even ditch the ugly green bags!

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  4. These are such a cool idea!!!!

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