Someone asked if I could decorate cookies for an event called Kitsch Art. It’s a fashion forum. Sounds so interesting! They wanted to give cookies as a gift to their speakers. So Mom baked her sugar cookies (only the best I’ve ever tasted) and I […]
Month: February 2011
Faced with a bout of insomnia and a reluctance to go downstairs for fear of waking the entire household up, I looked around for something to do, and found these things under my bed.
And then this happened.
I didn’t take progress shots, and I felt bad about not being able to show you guys how it’s done, so I scouted up this tutorial. Have fun!
So today we’re going to turn an old collared shirt into a bag! Totally useful, since our city (Muntinlupa) has now banned plastic bags and Styrofoam. Such a great idea.
Start with a shirt:
Pin around the sleeves and collar, just so you know where to cut:
Cut off the sleeve to the left of the seam:
Cut off the collar:
And the other sleeve:
It will now look like this:
Then you invert it, and sew along the bottom of the shirt, sewing it closed:
You don’t have to, but I sewed along the raw edges of the sleeve and collar holes, too:
And presto! You now have a bag. Here is Sam modeling it.
Happy Friday! xx.Pink Teacup
So, last week, a certain girl I love dearly came over for a bacon-lovin’, pancake eating, glue gun and felt festive day. And oh! The things we made and talked about. It involved lots of giggling and remembering the oh, so awkward pre-teen years. Tsk. Tsk. Time […]