January 12, 2010

Trash to Treasure Thriftstore Find Part Two

If you're a follower of my blog, you remember that I made a purse from some thrift store finds. Some wool material and a white cotton sweater. Here it is to remind you. After having carried it a few times, I'm disappointed that I didn't put some fusible fleece in the purse to make the sides a bit sturdy. It is a bit floppy for my taste.


There were still some material and sweater parts left over, so what did I do with them you ask?
{I know you were wondering...}


Tonight, I took the leftovers and chopped them into a bunch of squares.



and turned them into a scarf to match the bag. Cute model, no? {The scarf is for me, not him.}
I put a magnetic catch behind the vintage buttons to connect the two ends while it is on. Can't wait to wear it!


Tami


This project is linked at Junkologie.... stop by and see the other trash to treasure projects which are linked up!


8 comments:

The Home Ec Teachers Daugter said...

super cute! Yes i remeber the blanket you won! I've actually sold a whole bunch of those to friends who bought bigger ones for lap blankets i might try them on etsy but I've been very busy applying to grad school! Good luck in the contest you never know what you might win!

Mommy Taylor said...

I like the idea of the magnetic buttons to keep it together. Nice work. :)

Teresha@Marlie and Me said...

tres trendy! You make me want to learn to sew.

I tagged you in today's post on my blog. stop by and check it out

Clueless_Mama said...

You are very talented. I love the purse and the scarf! Nice job:)

theUngourmet said...

Oh that scarf turned out beautifully! Nice job!!

Small House said...

WOW....CUTE! Seriously cute. You never cease to amaze me. AND WHAT A CUTE BOY!!!
Sandra

Mrs Gloves said...

Love the scarf! Great idea.

...stopping by from SITS...

Steph @ A Grande Life

ALVN of WhisperWood Cottage and Junkologie said...

Thanks for linking up! Your model is adorable!! And the use of the magnetic catch is brilliant!!

Amy

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