Friday, November 11, 2011

A New Dress for the Clothespins

Last Saturday, my clothespin bag finally, truly, broke.  Seeing as the children were with my parents visiting alpacas, I indulged myself and immediately made a new one.

It's a bit wonky.  And I meant to use all lounge-suit polyester for durability, but in my excitement, I grabbed yellow cotton knit.  Oh well.

When it wears out from its heavy load, I'll get another thrill from whipping up a new one.  It's pure fun to make household items that don't have to match my sweaters or a school dress code.


Christian - Modobject@Home said...

Cute, cute! It looks like it's just about Sister's size... can she borrow it?!

Polly said...

It's so cute!! I love it. It would make me smile to be driving by and see that hanging from someone's clothesline. I love interjecting some cheer into daily tasks!

A said...

This post made me happy.

BLD in MT said...

What a fun project! I just keep my pins in a small, army surplus shoulder bag that hangs on the back door knob. It works, but sure isn't cute like yours!

It is the best when a project doesn't really have strict expectations. I like a flexible project....but that might just be because I am not the best seamstress just yet. Do you find your creativity limited by the school dress codes? Or do you just have to save those ideas for a Saturday!?