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Friday, May 13, 2011

Make a Clothespin Bag...

Hello everyone...
Can you believe that I did this same post yesterday and went to post it just as Blogger shut down..
Anyway my dears.... here we go again..
I thought I would share this little project with you.
I had made one before and it wore out with the sun and the rain.
It is just a clothespin bag..

This little shirt is actually our youngest son's who is now 27... smile..
He doesn't want it anymore.... smile.
This is very easy to make.. I actually sewed it all by hand but it would take only a few moments with your machine.
The first thing to do is to fold the little sweater  or whatever little garment you want to use in the centre  with the back facing you...
Cut a little slit large enough for your hand and to put the clothespins in...
Then roll the edge over and sew so that it is all finished.
Now just sew up the bottom of the sleeves and the bottom of your sweater.. This now becomes a bag for your pins..
I use a plastic bendable child's hanger to hang it on the line..
You should also use like a garbage bag tie to secure it, too ..
That way the wind won't blow it off.
I found this lasted all summer and the pins dry off well ...

Anyway, girls... thanks for dropping by..

Sorry about the blogger problem.. If you didn't have a blog I expect you did not know what was going on.. I guess they had to do maintenance... smile..

Have a blessed weekend and remember that I love your comments.
Love to you all..
Faye..

Thanks....



13 comments:

  1. Cute project! Can't wait 'til tomorrow!!

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  2. Wonderful ! I have been trying to figure out what to do for a closepeg bag . Awesome idea.
    Yes I lost my post from blogger hasn't been my day today! Fri the 13 th I guess ! Have a great day !

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  3. So preciouse. I love it.
    Oh blogger..But back on again..Yippee
    Have a wonderful weekend friend
    Granny Trace

    www.grannytracescrapsandsquares.com

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  4. Whew what a relief blogger's back on! I was in a panic!lol!
    I love the T shirt clothes peg bag - imagine 27 years young!
    Have a lovely weekend!
    Christine

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  5. So glad blogger is back on, I missed everyone! That is a cute little clothes pin bag.

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  6. Great clothes pin bag, Faye. You show us the nicest things. I look so forward to your posts. Thank you.

    Susannah

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  7. What a wonderful idea for re- purposing and oh, the memories you shall have each time you look at it!
    So sweet Faith! Farmgirl Friday hop is up! come on by!
    Deb

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  8. Oh my goodness! It is so cute! And I agree, a great way to repurpose. Very creative.

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  9. Been too busy this week to blog Fay, so didn't missed all goings on, even blogger being off :-) Good job it's back on, as I love this idea. I'm now the proud owner of a salad cloth too:-)x x x

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  10. Such a cute idea! Thanks for sharing!

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  11. Enjoying your blog...found you thru Deborah @ Dandilion...your summer cottage is beautiful...

    Have a beautiful day...

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  12. So cute! I make one using a baby's dress. I sew across the bottom hem, if it has buttons, button it up and hang it on the hanger and voila you have a clothes pin bag.

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  13. Thank you so much for the adorable idea and thank you for the precious music. God Bless.

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