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I loved this skirt the moment I saw it. I didn't, however, love the large tear in the back of it. But it was just too fun and colorful to pass up so I refashioned it into this lively purse! The zipper has been removed and the opening has been sewn shut so it's sturdy as can be, and I've added an applique of a hot air balloon and clouds I painted and fused to the bag. And, in true reduce/reuse/recycle fashion, I re-purposed a bed sheet for the fabric lining and used a strip of fabric from the hem of the skirt to make the shoulder strap!

Height: 11"
Width: 19"
Handles: 40"

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Upcycled Purse with Hot Air Balloon made from a Vintage Striped Wool Skirt


  • Handmade item
  • Materials: wool skirt, cotton, sheet, magnetic snap, acrylic
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Feedback: 428 reviews
  • Favorited by: 7 people