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Time
Time:0h30
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Nice 'n' Simple

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, Louisiana, United States
2008
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Woven purse from book pages


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Cost
Cheap

  1. How to make a gift bag. Paper Book Purse - Step 1 1

    ok first you need a book. I chose Illusions cause i've had it forever and never got around to reading it and i know i wont

  2. How to make a gift bag. Paper Book Purse - Step 2 2

    ok you need to rip the pages out that you will be using

  3. How to make a gift bag. Paper Book Purse - Step 3 3

    i chose to fold it in fours (sorry if you cant really make out the pic i used the flash)

  4. How to make a gift bag. Paper Book Purse - Step 4 4

    i line the folded pages up and put a piece of tape at the bottom of each page so it easier it weave the paper through it

  5. How to make a gift bag. Paper Book Purse - Step 5 5

    then i start weaving the pages together

  6. How to make a gift bag. Paper Book Purse - Step 6 6

    there will be extra pieces of paper that aren't covered when you are done weaving the pages just cut off the extra pieces

  7. How to make a gift bag. Paper Book Purse - Step 7 7

    cover the whole side with tape.

  8. How to make a gift bag. Paper Book Purse - Step 8 8

    turn it over and tape the back too.

  9. How to make a gift bag. Paper Book Purse - Step 9 9

    cut the extra tape off. then i cut four more pieces of tape and put it on the edge of one side and tape it to the back so it covers the edges.

  10. How to make a gift bag. Paper Book Purse - Step 10 10

    repeat those steps until you have all five sides of the purse don't forget to make two of the sides and the bottom smaller then the other two sides.

    when you are done with that line the seames up like this.

  11. How to make a gift bag. Paper Book Purse - Step 11 11

    tape the seames together

  12. How to make a gift bag. Paper Book Purse - Step 12 12

    then use clear tape on the seams on the other side

    then fold up and start taping it together. if one or two sides are taller the the other wait until you are don't taping then cut it till they are even.

  13. How to make a gift bag. Paper Book Purse - Step 13 13

    when done with that i decided to make the handle out of the pages too i just took two pages and folded them and taped them together. and i taped it to the inside and outside of the purse

  14. How to make a gift bag. Paper Book Purse - Step 14 14

    the end result

    im sorry if i didn't do a good job at the tutorial this was my first one

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