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Thread: Any idea what to do with these??

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    Senior Member sylviak's Avatar
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    A lady who knows I quilt just gave me a very large, heavy sack of "jeans pockets" :shock: . I've been trying to figure out what to do with them. It's just the top of the pocket, not a square with the pocket attached.

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    Advent calendar?

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    Tote bag pockets? Would be cute either outside or in.

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    Or a storage wall hanging for a sewing room or child's or teen's room

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    Sew them to another piece of dennim big enough for lap quilt or what ever size you want and put fleece on the back,in each pocket put thinks like,trail mix,jerky,water bottle,ect and give it to someone that is hicking.Also could put things in pocket for traveling in car.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Murphy
    Advent calendar?
    ohhhhhhhhhhh that sounds adorable!!!!! I'm gonna have to start collecting pocket tops....

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    Just bought this at the Spokane Quilt Show today! I have a ton of pockets and can't wait to make a few!
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    cute idea

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    Quote Originally Posted by GwynR
    Just bought this at the Spokane Quilt Show today! I have a ton of pockets and can't wait to make a few!
    I've seen these and I think they're adorable. You can make them into any theme ie: victorian, country, etc just with changing out the embelishments.

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    Now that's exciting! What a myriad of ideas you can come up with. I never get that lucky... Wha, wha I know...

    1. They would be cute attached to a picture frame.
    2. Of course, how about a new type of I spy quilt. (A wall hanging where you have to put the right thing in the right pocket.
    3. How about a great game of concentration - a mat to put the cards in on the floor. No match? Put it back and try again.
    4. They would be cute sewed onto another pair of jeans - be worth over $200 to sell because it would be one of a kind and darn hard to collect enough to make another one.
    5. Sew them onto children's aprons for art or helping mom in the kitchen.
    6. They might also be cute sewed onto a white tooth pillow for the tooth fairy. Embroider the childs name on the pocket.

    Hey, if you don't want these I sure would buy them - the challenge sounds fun! Please, post here and let us know what you do with them. I can't wait to see.

    7. Country Christmas stockings (on Red/Green Gingham).

    Of course, I'm going to have to collect pocket tops now too...

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    You could sew them on placemats for the utensils. Make a sewing room equipment caddy for the back of the door (kind of like the hanging shoe caddy) Sew pockets to a strip of fabric for your TV remotes (strip tucks into the cushion and hangs over the arm) Dress some pockets up with ribbon to use for Chhristmas gift card holders on the tree. Add a little handle for cell pnone or Ipad pocket. Love the pocket idea with the fabric inside!

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    Add #8 to M.L.late list part of a crazy quilt.

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    Board member M.I.Late just posted in classifieds that she is looking to buy jeans pockets. You should try to connect.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GwynR
    Just bought this at the Spokane Quilt Show today! I have a ton of pockets and can't wait to make a few!
    Neat idea

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    I sew back jeans pockets on sweat shirts for DH to wear. He has to have a pocket on his clothes or he is lost - kind of geeky. Then DSIL saw the shirt with the pocket and I had to make a couple for him too.

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    You could use them as almost completely precut squares for a rag quilt!

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