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    Bag made from recycled clothing

    Our Quilt Group has a challenge for our final quilting day each year. Some years we exchange the challenge but not so this year.

    Our challenge this year was to make a bag from recycled clothing. We each received a wrapped package with our corresponding picked number. We were to keep the content of the package a secret, make the bag and bring back on the November meeting day and the bags were displayed by number on our final day (Christmas Party day). There was a popular vote and a prize given to the winner. So we each didn't know who's bag belonged to who.

    After the winner was chosen we each got to talk about what we received in the package and how we used the clothing fabric in the making of the bag.

    This challenge really made us think outside the square........I received a stripped man's shirt (new condition) and a well washed burgendy peddle pushers. Here is a picture of my creation. We were able to use some of our own fabric as well.

    There were truely some wonful creations.

    Here is the piture of my recycled clothing bag.
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    Very nice . I like it. You did a wonderful job!!

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    Wow! That's not just repurposing, that's stylin'!

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    I really like your creation. It is wonderful when we can repropose items.
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    I love this bag, you can't go wrong with daisys and butterflies in my book!

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    that is really cute, great job

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    Great bag, lady bugs are so cute

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    WOW just wonderful, great job
    Have a Blessed day
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    Really cute!
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    I love your bag. You mentioned that it was your last quilting day, being curious I would like to know when your next session will open.

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    wow you guys get up early. have a great day.
    nice bag like it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by marthe brault-hunt View Post
    I love your bag. You mentioned that it was your last quilting day, being curious I would like to know when your next session will open.
    Yes, it was our last Quilting day for 2011. We commence again in January 2012. We meet once a month on the second Saturday. Our group is called Telequilters, being founded some 20 or more years ago by a group of girls who worked on the Telephone exchange. We meet at one members home who has the room to cater for 20 members. We do take it in turns to host our homes if this member is away. They are a great group and we do achieve some amazing things.
    Our Christmas quilt day is more social with us all contributing to a scrumpous lunch. We do a simple quick Christmas project and we have a few competitions. This year we all made two fabric bingo mats and played the game. These squares will now be made into charity quilts next year. I was on the Social committee this year so I organised the project which was a primitive lace angel.

    It is my own pattern so I will attach it here for anyone wishing to make her.
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    Beautiful job. I bet other people will be using this idea at their guild meetings.
    Denise finally in Manchester NH

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    what a neat idea and a way to repurpose items

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    Oh! I think you did a wonderful job. Can I send you some of my old clothes? hehehee! What a great way to recycle. You did good.
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    Awesome job! Great creativity going there. Sure got me to thinking...

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    How very inventive and very attractive

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    Very clever.

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    So cute and what a wonderfully creative way to use recycled clothing!
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    Love the bag!

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    How innovative! Great job!
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    That is beautiful. Good job.
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    Love this. Did you win?
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    Great Job!!! Clever idea for recycling. Sounds like a fun quild project. How long do you have to make your project?

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    Very nice job!

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