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Purse that wasn't
Swap Coordinator:knitmom7 (contact)
Swap categories: Challenges  Handbags  Miscellaneous 
Number of people in swap:10
Location:Other
Type:None
Last day to signup/drop:May 30, 2008
Date items must be sent by:June 11, 2008
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

Your job, should you decide to accept it, is to take a container that wasn't a purse and make it into a purse/tote. There are ideas for cereal box purses and knitted plastic bag totes on the web just to name a few. How about a purse from a book or a game board.There are no size requirements. Just don't use fabric. See what you can do. Remember to send on time and that we are all different. It should just be fun to see what you can come up with. Use your imagination. Send what you would want to carry. Start right now. This is going to be a challenge for some so don't wait to get partners and see their profile, unless you feel really confident.Post picture when you're finished.Send on time for hearts and if life happens inform your partner.

Discussion

simplysarah 05/23/2008 #

Mine is ready to send out into the world.... i made it cute! Its a food container from my cat, but i covered it and made it kinda funky and cool....

knitmom7 05/23/2008 #

Oh wow! You're good kid! Real good!

manxkity 05/28/2008 #

No fabric :-( I had an idea to use a lacy bra .. http://www.thriftyfun.com/tf29444183.tip.html

Ninaribena 05/28/2008 #

Oooh, Sign me up... I've got some ideas. I see I'd better not waste any time though! So much fun.

knitmom7 05/29/2008 #

Ohh I want to see that bra. Technically isn't the bra a lot of elastic stuff and not fabric well a little. Well there's some fabric, but it is a container. Rationalizing here. I say go for it.Brenda

Ninaribena 05/29/2008 #

I've made mine! it's made from cute packing tape and a plastic shopper... I want to keep it!!! www.ninaribenamakes.blogspot.com

manxkity 05/30/2008 #

LOL!! If they (the bra) are working correctly they are indeed "containers"

knitmom7 05/30/2008 #

Let's also say if we line the purse then fabric is an option. As long as fabric isn't the main component I think it would be acceptable to your partner. Brenda

knitmom7 05/31/2008 #

I started again. I found buckets today. I've got to mail soon otherwise I'll just keep going. Brenda

simonJester 06/10/2008 #

I found these neat picture frames, so I'm going to call them "containers" for pictures. I hope my partner likes it!

caresalot 06/12/2008 #

I mailed mine yesturday and did'nt get to the computer to click on Sent.. Hope you enjoy.Sorry I had no way to up load photo...

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