Cute Stuffed Animal Change Purse!




About: Believer Dreamer Adventurer

During this instruct able, I'm going to show you how to make an adorable change purse out of a stuffed animal. Let's get started!!!! I have so many animals, i decided to make this little purse.

1. What did you make?
I made a change purse out of a stuffed animal. I wanted to find a project that uses stuffed animals, since i have so many. Originally, i was going to just make it and use it for myself, but then i thought maybe other people would like to make one also!!
The materials i used were: Old stuffed animal, scissors, a zipper, an old sock, a seam ripper, and a hot glue gun.

2.How did you make it?
I'm not sure where i got the idea. I was thinking about what i could make with a stuffed animal, and BOOM! I had an idea!!  I made the purse at home by myself.

3. Where did you make it?
I made it at home in my bedroom. I saw a lot of cool stuffed animal projects on this website, so i wanted to add to that.

4. What did you learn?
I learned that something that is trash can be used to make really cool stuff. The hardest part of making this was gluing the zipper on. I accidentally glued the part where the zipper runs along and i had to get a new zipper. My favorite thing about this purse is that it is cute and practical. If I did it again, i would try to make the glue show less. Most importantly, i had fun while making this!

Step 1: Materials!!!!

Here is the stuff you'll need.

Step 2:

Now for the fun part! use the seam ripper to rip out the seam that you will put the zipper on.

Step 3:

Now, cut the sock a few inches from the toe.

Step 4:

Now is time to glue the sock in. Roll over the boxes in the pictures to see how.

Step 5:

Continue to glue the sock around the edge until you have reached the place where you started.

Step 6:

Now for the zipper!  When you glue the zipper on, be sure that you don't glue the part that the zipper runs along! Otherwise, it would never zip!!

Step 7:

Now all you need is coins to fill it! You are done! Making this was fun because i love making things, and you get a cute place to put your change!



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    15 Discussions


    4 years ago

    I made mine a lot different. didn't use hot glue and just took out the middle so you could still see what it was. even gave it Diamond earrings, hand cuff chain for zipper and I'm gonna make it a necklace. lol

    2 replies

    Reply 4 years ago on Introduction

    btw, you did way better than I did. I was being really lazy, so I think I going to update this 'able

    1. why would you do this to a stuffed animal?!?!!? :'(

    2. i thought this would be nicer!!!!!!! :'(

    3. its a great idea, maybe without hurting the stuffed animal? :'(((((((((

    2 replies

    Reply 3 years ago

    It was under anesthesia, so we're all good. I even gave it some ibuprofen after surgery.


    5 years ago

    Omg so cute. I love going to the dollar store, so I should make sure to buy a little stuffed animal for a coin purse. Thanks for the awesome idea!

    1 reply

    5 years ago on Introduction

    You can usually buy them at craft stores like michaels or something. Thx for the comment!!!!!


    5 years ago on Introduction

    Cute Ideal, Except I don't know where to get a zipper unless I can just take it off pants or something.


    5 years ago on Introduction

    Thanks for the idea about the dollar store!!! I had trouble choosing which one i should for the purse because i like all my animals!!


    5 years ago on Introduction

    There are good animals at the dollar store. This..... is..... ADORABLE!!!!!!