Home-made, Recycled Dice Bag

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Home-made, Recycled Dice Bag

Postby Dru » Fri Jun 15, 2012 9:03 am

[img width=179 height=300]http://druidx.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/IMAG0207-179x300.jpg[/img]
So I managed to miss one of my friend's birthdays last week (this shouldn't surprise any of you) but she's been needing a dice bag for ages, and I had this thought last night - why not make one?

I went rummaging and found an elderly pair of boxers that I could 'upcycle' (don't worry, they were clean), and got to work.

First I cut a rectangle out of the pants, then folded the top over the make the place where the drawstring would go. I started sewing right then, but found the material kept moving, so I tracked across and carried on sewing.

[img width=300 height=179]http://druidx.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/IMAG0201-300x179.jpg[/img]

The only stich I know with any sureity is chain stich, so that's what's holding this puppy together. Next I folded it over and tracked around the edge again, then sewed the edges together, inside out of course, and making sure to miss the top of the bag.

[img width=250 height=300]http://druidx.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/IMAG0202-e1337682153282.jpg[/img]

Yay! It almost looks like a real bag now :) Next was the drawstring. I platied together some hemp cord I had.

[img width=300 height=88]http://druidx.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/IMAG0203-e1337682123141.jpg[/img]

And inserted it into the top of the bag.

[img width=300 height=212]http://druidx.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/IMAG0204-e1337682095938-300x212.jpg[/img]

Yay! a simple dice bag. But wait! It seems lacking some how. So I rummaged some more and found some fabric paint. Since the player this is for is currently playing a wizard, I thought a simple star motif would work. I made the stencil out of some scrap card and painted a couple on.

[img width=265 height=300]http://druidx.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/IMAG0205-e1337682047687-265x300.jpg[/img]

Yay! Pretty(ish) dice bag that should last a fair while, but best of all cost me nothing to make :)
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Re: Home-made, Recycled Dice Bag

Postby silverfuge » Sun Jun 17, 2012 9:47 am

Nice I went to pound shop and bought a glasses case which i have had now for about three years
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Re: Home-made, Recycled Dice Bag

Postby PhoenixShaman » Sun Jun 17, 2012 4:19 pm

mine was a pouch that a replacement computer lead came in
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