So, I had this idea to make a book with a secret compartment, then this idea developed into a clutch bag, because I thought I would get more use out of it this way.
So first gather your materials, there are very little.
-An old hardback book, I bought mine at a charity shop for £2
-A brush, preferably old, so it doesn't really matter if it is ruined
-A Stanley Knife
Step 1: Cut it out
-Then simply start to cut along the edge with the knife.
-As I cut deeper I gradually pulled out the pages.
-I didn't cut tp the very back of the book, I cut to roughly the middle, or a little bit more.
*Be careful to keep cutting directly down, I made this mistake and started cutting at an angle as you may be able to see.