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TRANSFORMATIONS: FROM PIECES TO FINISHED TOTE

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Mom's jeans and dress with her tea towels becomes totes for her two daughters.

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.

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