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Bra Evening Purse

Looking to make a statement? Make this bra purse from old bras and go out on town!

by craftbits (shellie wilson)

What you need

Hot Glue
Large Cup Bra with Under wire and Padding
Any trim, lace, beads, etc
Large snap or magnetic purse closure.
Needle and thread to match bra.
Clothes pins

Instructions

Cut bra so the cups are separate from sides.

Remove triangle of fabric holding cups next to each other.

Cut straps off of back, leaving attached to cup front.

On inside of one cup, hot glue dangle trim or fringe along under wire edge.

Glue cups together along under-wire. Back to Back.

Hold with clothes pins until cool.

Glue lace or other embellishments over under wire on outside edge to enhance dangle trim.

Sew strap edges together to form a single loop handle.

Sew or clamp large snap or magnetic clasp on inside of bra where the strap meets the cup.

If stitching or clamp shows on the front, decorate to hide.

Finish evening bag with other flowers, fringe, beads etc. Will hold a cell phone, wallet and keys!

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