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Up-cycled: New Peg Bag Out An Old Afternoon Tea Dress

Up-cycled: New Peg Bag Out An Old Afternoon Tea Dress.

Up-cycled: New Peg Bag Out An Old Afternoon Tea Dress

Up-cycled: New Peg Bag Out An Old Afternoon Tea Dress:

Arr don’t you just hate it when you keep leaving something that really winds you up? Silly little things that really bug you but you do nothing to make it better?

One thing that has really been bugging me all through the summer holidays is the hole in my Peg bag!!

It really wound me up every time you put the washing out, grab one peg and 5 fall out with the hole in the bottom.

Pick 5 up and 3 more fall out, before you know it there all over the garden so you walk off and leave them, haha…

Looking back I should have put a peg on it!!

I was going to sew it, though it is getting old and faded I decided to make a new one.

I brought this dress earlier this year from the  car boot sale.

I love polka dots and really love this dress but when your buying a bargain you forget your allergic to Nylon!!

So after a hour of wearing my hands went numb.

Up-cycled: New Peg Bag Out An Old Afternoon Tea Dress

I cut the top off, turned it inside out and did a few rows of sewing to make sure no pegs get out along the bottom and sewn inside the sleeves to make sure none escape here too!!

A little top stitching down the sides and added a coat hanger, Yeah I love my new peg bag…

Now I have something fun planned to make with the material from the skirt and a big wooden basket, that’s when I  find some spare time πŸ™‚

Up-cycled: New Peg Bag Out An Old Afternoon Tea Dress.

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24 responses to “Up-cycled: New Peg Bag Out An Old Afternoon Tea Dress”

  1. List Addict says:

    That is so cute and ingenious! Have to say too that I love the new look of the blog. Good work xxx

  2. mothers shadow says:

    Fun site, I'm a new follower. Carrie

  3. amy mayen says:

    Oooo CJ, I love to see you sewing! A great refashion…I can't wait to see what you do with the skirt!

  4. Ariane Lasalle says:

    Very good idea Claire!It's been years since i used a peg bag, us North American put everything in the dryer or clothe rack indoors – Ariane xo

  5. Margarett Murphy says:

    What a brilliant idea,,looks so good .

  6. Helen says:

    that is so vintage and niffty clever you xx

  7. Winnie says:

    I could hardly recognize the blog :)Looks terrific!!Wonderful idea with the dress! I like the color and the pattern but I admire your creativity

  8. gina caro says:

    What a fantastic way to reuse a dress. It looks great. I'd love it if you would link up with me on my blog for #ThriftyThursday. Only if you would like to of cause πŸ™‚ #PoCoLo

  9. PinkOddy says:

    What a brilliant idea – I love it. Nice dress too so would have been a shame to waste it.

    • Clairejustine oxox says:

      Thanks, I love the dress so I'm glad I could use it, so wish it had have been a cotton dress, no way would I have cut it up…

  10. Jaime Oliver says:

    my plastic peg holder has just been terminally dropped! i am going to have ago at this x

  11. Katherines Corner says:

    i used to have an old peg bag made from some denim shorts, LOL your is terrific! Thank you for sharing at the Thursday Favorite Things hop xo

  12. Lous Lake Views says:

    What a fab idea, it looks great! #PoCoLo

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