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Thursday, December 21, 2006

shopping bag set

i'm ready for christmas!



i finished the shopping bag set! i'm pretty happy with the way it came out. the first picture shows all the components of the set and the second picture is the bags tucked inside their stuff sack. note the little pocket with a pad for a shopping list.

this only cost a few dollars to make. the fabric is from three old sheets i got at the thrift store. other than that i only spent a couple of dollars total on thread, the pad of paper, and the black elastic cord and plastic dohickey for the drawstring.

after i wrap this last gift i'm 100% ready for christmas! woo hoo! i may even make those stuffed trees after all. i found really cool felt at the fabric store to make them with. it's green felt with glitter.

or maybe not. maybe i'll just go enjoy our new xbox and relax until christmas. i hope everyone has a merry christmas, happy hanukah and a very wonderful and creative new year!

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3 Comments:

Blogger michelleknits said...

so excellent! happy holidays to you, too!

Fri Dec 22, 12:59:00 AM GMT-5  
Blogger krissy said...

i love those bags! old sheets make the coolest things when they're repurposed.
i'm sure the recipient(s) loved them!
happy new year!

Tue Jan 02, 05:18:00 PM GMT-5  
Blogger mishka said...

hope you're well, jen :)

Wed Jan 31, 06:52:00 AM GMT-5  

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