While purging my fabric stash of unloved fabrics I wondered what to do with fabrics too sheer for pillowcase dresses, too lightweight for my drawstring tote bags or just a design I do not like. I decided I can use them for PARTS of other projects.
I have almost enough tote bags for this year, but with a goal of at least 100 shoe boxes next year I will need 200 drawstrings for the tote bags I plan to make. Making them from unloved fabric will be
I can also use it as a casing in these other styles of shoe box drawstring bags
With making hundreds of pillow case dresses each year I go thru a powerful lot of bias tape. Making some from my unwanted fabrics will be perfect.
I also thought I could use some to make these matching-games for some of my boxes.
You can find out more about the Stitched In Color Purging Party by clicking the image below. It's fun to craft for my shoe boxes, but always more fun when you can join others who love to sew.