Sunday, January 11, 2009

Recycled shoe bag

I finished one WIP!! woohoo....I made a shoe bag from an old pair of my pajamas. They had worn thin and so I cut off the legs and down the center front. I saved the tie at the top to tie the bag closed. I have one more to sew today IF I get to sew. I finished putting the border on my Sweet Simplicity quilt which you may remember from this post. I hope I can send it to be quilted. I just want to get some WIPs out of my sewing room so I can see what WIPs I have left...although it's likely 50! So here's the before shot.....

And after DD2 jumped up.....




I had to re-iron the whole top after that...but aren't her feet cute...I just can't get mad at her. In fact she liked the top so much...I think one will be hers.


I finished this top months ago. Not sure if I posted a picture or not...but I am hoping to send it to the quilter as well. It's a Cottonway pattern of the month. For me the fabric does it. I love Bleeker Street by Marcus Brothers.



7 comments:

Jackie said...

Great idea for those old pajama pants. I may have to do that my self! I love the 2 quilt tops, and yes the feet are so cute.

Dandelion Quilts said...

You know, I do remember now reading about that quilt, but getting those blocks actually sewn togethere and the border on made it just so cute....I didn't remember reading about it at first. Darling! Oh and I do like that last one too, I don't remember you talking about that at all. It is really neat. You are so productive!

PunkiePie said...

Great! I love that Bleeker Street quilt top! Geez... I don't need to buy any more fabric but I feel the need to hunt that one down!

Jen

Jackie said...

What a wonderful way to recycle!

And I LOVE the Marcus Brothers fabrics. They are beautiful and the quilt really showcases them.

Guðrún said...

Yes the fabric does it. Of course you couldn´t get mad at this little feet owner :)

Connie W said...

How clever you are to use a pant leg for a shoe bag, just stitch up the bottom, add the draw string and you're good to go. Great idea.

Mad about Craft said...

They are both lovely quilts! I love the colours in both.