a few great things

Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Namaste bag. I had a fun swap with Scout back in February. I got to choose something from her shop, and with so many great things it took me a while to decide. I finally chose the Namaste Bag, and am I ever happy! I am in LOVE with this bag! It has a lot of pockets for all of your "stuff". I especially love the fabric inside. Not only will I love using this bag for my everyday knitting bag, I think it will be a great travel bag. I can't wait to "stuff" it! Thanks Scout!

Book Bag.

I did not make this bag, I purchased it from Old Navy. I thought it would be a great little bag for a small project. I just loved the fabric and the silk ties that where knotted after pushed through a grommet. I think all those who sew could make this and if you don't have a grommet maker a button hole would work just as well.
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Juicy Wallets.

My sister purchased these wallets, for my children as an Easter gift. How cute are they? Recycled juice boxes. I love them! As it says on the tag," wallets that make smart use of what would otherwise be pure garbage". Gotta love that!


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23 comments

  1. OK-- those wallets are too cute, I saw a purse made out of old juice boxes the other day, I still might go back & get it for the "little woman" -----LOVE the bag, hmmmm maybe I can get one for Mother's Day.

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  2. Great bag!

    Also loved the aprons for scout. The fabric is awesome. I am looking forward to making matching aprons for my daughters and I.

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  3. Those wallets are adorable!

    I remember being super jealous of Scout's aprons...I think that may be how I found your fun adorable blog.

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  4. EVIANNE3/27/2007

    SUCH A NEAT THING TO HELP SAVE THE ENVIRONMENT!! JUST THINK OF ALL THE THINGS THAT WE AMERICANS THROW AWAY THAT COULD BE PUT TO GOOD USE.

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  5. These definitely are a "few great things"!! The bag from Scout is great . . I can never do without enough of those organizer-type bags with all the pockets and stuff. Love the Old Navy bag as a little project bag! And lastly . . I'm definitely getting myself one of those Juicy Wallets!! They're just too cute and a definite convo starter. :)

    You always have such neat stuff to share. I love your posts!

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  6. the wallets are great - my partner was given a mouse mat for his birthday this year, made out of old tyres. You can't beat recycling :)

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  7. how is this for serindipity - I was looking at a new Flickr group for UK recycling and they have instructions for making tetrapak wallets. A bit different from yours but it would be fun to try with the kids.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/beckayork/sets/72157594315101875/detail

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  8. ok, that last link was useless and my technical skills aren't too hot. the instructions are in a photostream called junctified if you want to look them up. There must be an easier way to do this :)

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  9. The namaste bag is really beautiful!
    The juice carton wallets are great, what a good idea.

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  10. I love those Old Navy bags. They really do make the perfect small-project holders.

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  11. Yay! I'm so glad you love it!

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  12. I love all the bags/wallets! Especially the Namaste! I got mine from Scout too!

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  13. Kerstin3/27/2007

    Great finds! I like the fabric on the Old Navy bag as well.

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  14. Your namaste bag is perfect for travel, knitting, weekend, everyday! Those wallets are so cute and thanks for the idea about buttonholes to substitute for grommets - I've tucked it in my head for future reference.

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  15. Wow, those wallets are great! especially for kids!
    You definitely scored on that bag from Scout too!

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  16. Such cute aprons! I usually prefer a tote, but that is one cool bag. I love this site!

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  17. the aprons you made are adorable! really super cute. and that bag is to die for - i'd say it was a good swap.

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  18. Great bags and love the wallets!!!

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  19. what a great bag - looks roomy and has lots of pockets - perfect! the inside fabric is wonderful.

    the juice wallets are such neat idea!

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  20. So many good things here: great bags, great wallets (I love that recycling idea), and *fantastic* aprons! You really made the aprons? They're superb! Well done!

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  21. Those wallets are very clever! And your new bags look terrific. I love your aprons!

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  22. What a cute series of fun things! Where did your SIL get thos great wallets?

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  23. People should read this.

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