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Thursday, March 10, 2011

Recycled BDU

One of my coworkers and best buddy's son is in the Army stationed overseas. She wanted something special for her daughter-in-law.  She presented me with her son's BDU and told me she had seen totebags made from these.  So, I decided to begin planning the best way to use the shirt to make a totebag.  For the outside, I used material from the shirt. The flag patch from the arm was added to the front. 

One of the pockets on a sleeve was added to the back along with a black grosgrain ribbon. The lining was a coordinating solid. 


She was so pleased, I was pleased (and a little proud) and so was her daughter-in-law.