Thursday, May 28, 2015

Snoopy bag upcycled from shirt and pants

My latest clothes upcycle for my clothes upcycling challenge this year is this cute Snoopy bag made from a shirt and pair of pants.

The shirt was from Universal Studios and had plenty of features to make use of for this bag.
The main picture of Snoopy was on the back of the shirt.

Then there were cute pockets and printed Snoopy fabric on the cuffs and inside the collar.

Plenty of usable fabric and interesting parts

The white pants provided a nice light contrast to the dark shirt for the lining.

From my own stash I added a long zip , a keyring and a swivel clasp, 
(all upcycled from other bags etc)

The cuffs from the shirt made a couple of nice ready-made pockets with 2 simple rows of stitching up the sides. One I stitched to the lining of the bag, and the other I attached to the keyring as a removable pouch for keys or money.

I'm very pleased with the final bag.

There are a few scraps left from the 2 clothing items, I'm sure I'll be able to use them for another project.

Including the labels which I'm saving from all the clothes - not sure what I'm going to do with them, but I'll think of something!

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  1. A fun upcycle, Jill. I'll have Snoopy and the Red Baron singing in my head all day now:-)

  2. Aww this is a great idea Jill, love the bag :)

    Thanks for sharing at Creative Mondays

  3. These are super cute and I love that you recycled tje shirt and pants. Thanks so much for the post.


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