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Posted on: 7/20/04 9:46 PM
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 5 people   
Sounds scary! Somedays when bras don't fit well...
No, seriously --
Check Target's clearance racks for way-marked down bras. Even if not your size, you can use the parts for your projects. Often you can find colors beyond the boring beige/black/white in the sewing stores. Reuse and recycle those straps, closures, even the underwires.

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candyo said...
What a great idea! I just threw out an ill-fitting bra and now I'm kicking myself b/c I could've reused the underwire!
7/21/04 3:03 PM
KathleenS said...
Great idea - the colour range is so limited in sewing shops.
7/23/04 4:26 AM
craftylibrarian said...
Great idea - never thought about it! Glad someone did.
7/23/04 10:23 AM
cindyann said...
Great tip. I have been removing pieces/parts from old bras too.
7/23/04 10:51 AM
 
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