Sunday 15 February 2015

Recycle and Reuse

Two and a half years ago my lovely friend Jackie game me a fab bag perfect for taking a rotary cutting board to classes
Sadly it's been seriously abused since then - too many cutting boards and rulers inside, and back and forth to class sometimes three times in a week.

Before it was totally trashed I retired it and made a boring replacement from upholstery fabric, but didn't want to just throw away the original one, so it's been sitting on my work bench for a few weeks.

Today I removed the seams and cut the patchwork and the lining into 4 big rectangles . . . And made these:

Thank you again Jackie!!


  1. Well done on two from one! :-)

  2. well done .. shows just how versatile quilt goodies and quilter are xx

  3. Nails all 3 Rs there, Reduce, Re-use, Recycle!

  4. Inspired upcycling there Benta, that bag was made to last :)

  5. The bag that keeps on giving! By 2020, they'll be little purses!

  6. What a great idea to reuse the material. The little bags look great. I'm sure that everytime you saw the original bag, it made you think of the friend who made it for you. Well, now that there is two of them, you will think of your friend twice as much :)


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