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And More TRANSFORMATIONS

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Nana made Disney sweatshirts to wear with their denim jackets. The boys grew up and now their children have totes made from those special clothes.

The before...
The before...

thirty years ago on a summer's outing.

One boy grew up...
One boy grew up...

to have two children.

Disney and denim...
Disney and denim...

are now duffle and tote.

Before...
Before...

hubby's polo shirt and gray pants.

Inside...
Inside...

the gray pants.

The tote.
The tote.
Before...
Before...

a floral blazer.

A bottom...
A bottom...

of buttons.

To tote...
To tote...

a journal and other writing supplies.

Before...
Before...

pillow shams.

Totes with Tales trademark...
Totes with Tales trademark...

buttons on the bottom.

Pillow shams...
Pillow shams...

no more!

A grandfather's tie...
A grandfather's tie...

and a cushion cover from his favorite chair.

Inside...
Inside...

the stripes go the opposite way.

Complete...
Complete...

for optimum toting.

Mom's fleece bathrobe
Mom's fleece bathrobe

and her woolen vest from long ago.

Options...
Options...

a shoulder strap, and short handles.

Complete...
Complete...

for much more travel.

Before...
Before...

t-shirt and shorts.

Inside...
Inside...

the pocket from the shorts.

Memories...
Memories...

from a NH vacation.

Before...
Before...

an apron and a sheet.

Inside...
Inside...

the details.

The final product...
The final product...

not to wear, but to carry.

A deceased husband's favorite shirt and pants.

A jacket from a past life is repurposed.

A change in decor resulted in pillow shams that no longer fit the new look.

Grandfather's tie and remains of a cushion from his favorite chair.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A mother, who passed from this earth, left her warm fleece robe, and her woolen vest from when she was sixteen.

A T-shirt and shorts from a wonderful NH vacation.

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What do an apron and a sheet have in common? Totes with Tales provides the answer.