Introduction: DIY Jeans and Lace Purse
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!
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Step 1: Materials Needed
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,
7) Pencil, measuring tape, scissor.
Step 2: Cutting the Parts
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
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.
Step 5: Attaching Button
Attach a button simply by using thread and needle.
To complete the closure system of the purse take a thick piece of thread and attach it with the lace flap and make sure to create a loop with the thread (see picture).
Done! I made 4 purses in 20 minutes! I hope you enjoy making'em as well :)
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