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Most of my craftings are greatly inspired by my Grandma. A few months ago she sent me a bunch of pretty laces. I had some jeans fabric, so I thought of making a jean and lace purse (as we all know that jeans and lace make a pretty combination). Making this purse is very easy and it'll take only 10 minutes.

These jeans and lace purse can be great for holiday gifts! they're easy to make and useful!

Lets get started!

 
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Step 1: Materials needed

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To make these jeans and lace purse you'll need:

1) Jeans fabric,
2) Lace (of at least 2 inches width),
3) Lining fabric,
4) Sewing machine,
5) Thread and needle,
6) Button,
7) Pencil, measuring tape, scissor.

Step 2: Cutting the Parts

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Cut out 1 piece of jeans fabric and 1 piece of lining fabric of similar size, (any size you want). I've used 6 X 5 inches of jeans to make the purse, where the width of the purse would be 5 inches and the height of the purse would be 3 inches (after folding the 6 inches into half).

Cut a piece of lace, 1.5 or 2 inches longer than the purse's width.

Step 3: Attaching the Parts

Place the cut out jeans fabric (facing the right side up) on a flat surface,
Place the lace on the top of it and then the lining fabric as shown in the picture

Sew both sides of the width, to attach the jeans, lace and lining fabric together.

Turn the right side out after you're done sewing both sides.

Step 4: Completing the Purse

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Fold the fabric into half (except for the lace, it will be flap of the purse),
Now, sew both sides twice to complete the purse,

Sewing the base for a purse is very easy.
Hold any one corner of the wrong side as shown in the picture and sew a straight line. Do the same for the other corner.

Now use a thread and needle to lock the sides of the lace. You can also use sewing machine to lock the sides.

Now turn the right side out.

sephillips8 months ago

I am on a very tight budget and it is always hard to come up with gift ideas that my friends and family will like. I thought of using recycled materials from jeans, or dresses, etc. to make some of these purses for gifts. They can also be used for makeup bags. They will love them! Is it ok to use your idea to make them?

Muhaiminah Faiz (author)  sephillips8 months ago

Thanks for reading my tutorial! and of course it's ok to use my idea :) post a tutorial or share the picture if you make some :)

sunshiine11 months ago

What a clever idea and is very cute! Thanks for sharing!

Muhaiminah Faiz (author)  sunshiine11 months ago

Thanks sunshiine! no problem :)

parisusa1 year ago
Cute! Great gift idea for all ages! Don't forget: when you give a purse as a gift, always put a penny in it for Good Luck! :) my mom taught me that and she always does it!
Muhaiminah Faiz (author)  parisusa1 year ago
Thank you so much! putting a penny for good luck sounds like a cute idea, I'll definitely keep that in mind :)

Thanks so much for sharing the penny idea! I will do that for now on! Have a beautiful day!

sunshiine

Very Cute :)
Thanks!
Angel Judy1 year ago
Too cute! I have lots of laces in stock, I think I can finally use them.
Muhaiminah Faiz (author)  Angel Judy1 year ago
Yap, they're really easy to make. Thanks!
Very cute! I love that lace you used :)
Thanks Penolopy! glad you liked'em!
Very nice! Thanks so much for posting your instructable. Nice clear instructions!! :0)
Thank you so much :)
These are very cute!
Muhaiminah Faiz (author)  Yashfa Zafar1 year ago
Thank you!