TRANSFORMATIONS: FROM PIECES TO FINISHED TOTE
Mom's jeans and dress with her tea towels becomes totes for her two daughters.
Mom's Irish made cape bought in Manhattan, NY.
A greek design on the outside of the tote.
with celtic buttons as feet to protect this treasure.
Jeans, dress, and tea towels.
Tea towels make pockets.
and worn out sneakers.
Pockets with tassels, and sneaker tongues on the bottom.
The final tote.
handmade by Mom.
with buttons from Mom's collection, along with her nursing pin.
to carry an iPad.
a Misty Harbor raincoat.
to protect the bottom.
with an umbrella holder.
worn by Oprah.
with the tag authenticating.
to a suit from the 70's.
this weekender tote.
includes a holder for the local newspaper.
a laundry bag.
one of the two totes.
from one laundry duffle.
Dad's Nantucket red pants and ties; Mom's jacket and scarf.
the scarf on the bottom.
to carry a traveling office.
from a vacation to Liverpool and Dublin.
a pub apron makes great pockets.
for future trips.
These clothes were never comfortable but now they make a great tote. Check out the sneaker tongues in the bottom.
Mom's hand knitted Icelandic sweater, with buttons from her collection, and her nursing pin.
A Misty Harbor raincoat, with an umbrella carrier and buttons on the bottom to protect it from the wear and tear of use.
Yes, these really were Oprah's pants.
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This woman's suit from the 70's made a nice weekender for this couple.
One laundy bag purchased from Oprah's Chicago store made two totes.
Trip souvenirs... Dublin pin and earrings (zipper pull); apron and Irish knit sweater; and a dress from a Liverpool charity shop.
Dad's Nantucket red pants, his tie from Bingo volunteering, and Mom's scarf came together to create this tote.
Made in Ireland, bought in Manhattan, a mother's cape travels the world
with her daughter.