Today I’m giving away this little pile of surplus shoe bags and garment bags. My friend Janet often refers to the greater and lesser of things and it applies here, not all bags are created equally. Although, I seem to have a habit of keeping every garment or shoe bag that’s ever been given to me. Over the years, that has created quite a pile.
A greater shoe bag is flannel, not too bulky and soft enough to wrap closely around your shoes when you’re packing them. The shoe bags I’m getting rid of are made from that papery cloth that is bulky and crisp and doesn’t really want to be in a suitcase. I also had a giant pile of garment bags, as if I was planning to transport all of my clothes somewhere. I now have edited my pile down to one short, one long, one really long and one deep (for puffy or large clothing), no holes, and all of the zippers work. I’m sure that’s enough. The remaining lesser garment bags joined my lesser shoe bags and have gone into the goodwill box with one exception. I pulled one ivory coloured garment bag out because the thin plastic material is going to be repurposed as a water proof lining for a little sewing project I’m working on.