Introduction: Leather Pouch With Liner From Jacket Sleeve

Make a leather drawstring pouch with a liner from an old leather jacket. Watch the video for full step by step instructions.

You will need:

Leather Jacket


Sewing Machine


String or Ribbon

Safety Pin

Step 1: Cut Sleeve

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Find an old leather jacket in your closet or from a thrift store. (I found most of mine on dollar day at my local thrift stores for only $1 each!!!! GREAT DEAL!!!! ) Cut off a sleeve.

Step 2: Cut to Size

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Cut to your desired length of the pouch.

Step 3: Flip Around

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Turn wrong side out.

Step 4: Sew

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Sew along the bottom line.

Step 5: Trim

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Trim the extra fabric off the bottom.

Step 6: Turn Around

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Turn right side out.

Step 7: Cut Holes

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Cut two holes for the string.

Step 8: Add Safety Pin

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Attach safety pin to one end of the string or ribbon.

Step 9: Add String or Ribbon

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Thread the string or ribbon through the 'tunnel' and through the other side. You can tie knots and/or add beads.

Step 10: Enjoy!

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Enjoy your leather pouch for all sorts of uses...






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SamPB (author)2015-05-22

Great idea! Good job!

AwesomeA (author)SamPB2015-05-22

Thank you! :)

seamster (author)2015-05-21

This is brilliant in the simplicity. Love this idea. Thanks!

AwesomeA (author)seamster2015-05-21

Thank you!!

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