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    Posted March 18, 2009 by
    Lexington, Kentucky
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    Something old, something new

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    Recycle an old leotard into a new dance bag


    My niece, Jo’s daughter, and one of their friends all joined the same ballet/tap dance class this year. They are having a blast spending time together and learning to dance. On class nights, they have to pack their dance shoes, hair ties, and a snack into a bag to take with them. I decided to help them celebrate their budding ballet skills by making them each a cute little tote bag to carry their stuff. Since the girls had recently outgrown several of their older leotards, I decided to use them as a basis for the bags. This was a great way to recycle the old leotards and give them new life! Jo was especially pleased with her daughter’s bag because it turned a favorite memento into a fun, new, and useful item that her daughter adores.


    Learn the step-by-step instructions to make your own at: http://www.chicaandjo.com/2008/10/20/recycle-a-leotard-into-a-new-dance-tote-bag/

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