Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Threadbare Knees

I feel sure that you've heard the saying "If life gives you lemons, make lemonade."  Well, recently I picked up a pair of wool cashmere blend slacks from Salvation Army and upon further inspection at home, the knees were threadbare, practically holes.  Easy enough to miss, when your knees don't fall in the same spot as the previous owner.  They were inexpensive, so it wasn't a big monetary loss, but I felt like it would be a shame to toss such nice fabric and so I searched the internet to see what I could do.  I found this cute little purse pattern, for free!  You can go check it out by clicking here.
It is a great little pattern and I was able to make the entire purse in one rainy day!  Here are some pictures of my threadbare knees purse.



Don't you just love those little pleats? And there's even a little pocket inside.  I'm so impressed with myself! Time to fill it up with my keys and such non-sense!

And remember, when life gives you threadbare knees, make a purse!

2 comments:

  1. Wow! That is really cute!! I love bags :)

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  2. I thought of you when I made it! I'll be sporting it on Sunday if you want a closer look ;-)

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