Have you ever tried to photograph mice? They just won't stay still!!!
(and my camera broke last week so I'm using my phone camera - good excuse anyway!!)
Anyway, the bag is for two stuffed cuddly mice and a book and diary, which a different child will take home each week.
I didn't want to make just a plain bag - I wanted it a bit special. Here's what I came up with:
Nice to make something not so pink for a change!
I had to give it a nice shiny gold lining!!
Here's the close up of the patchwork. I used up lots of scraps - different fabrics and textures,
The mice fabric came from an old necktie (see - I got in my upcycling for the day!!)
And while I'm on the subject of upcycling neckties, here's another of the links to my clothes upcycling pages.
It's from a feature post the lovely Macey from Olivia Renn did here on my blog a few weeks ago, when she showed us how to make kids bowties from old neckties:
Have you ever upcycled neckties??
Do you have any ideas on what to do with them? I still have lots left in my box!
Don't forget to link up any of your clothes upcycling projects to my long term linky on this page: