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...don't let the jeansbag bites you
Momma was having a closet clean up. And of course I helped her out happily since I'm a great, loving and perfect daughter every Mother could dream of . ☜(^▽^)☞

Alright I admitted. Obviously I have some other motivation.
*smirk*

Thus...
I got a pile of things I can recycle with!
♪┏(・o・)┛♪┗ ( ・o・) ┓♪┏ ( ) ┛♪┗ (・o・ ) ┓♪┏(・o・)┛♪

And now, let's see what I can do with this old-big-Dad's-jeans

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  • How to sew a denim bag. Jeans Bag ♥ - Step 1
    Step 1

    Cut one of your jeans' leg.
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    Skinny jeans works well if you want to make a little bag. If you want to make a not-so-little one, I recommended using bigger jeans.I used my Dad's in this case.
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    But well, it's up to your imagination to choose(◦'⌣'◦)

  • How to sew a denim bag. Jeans Bag ♥ - Step 2
    Step 2

    Adjust the to the length you desire. Just cut it. This is going to be your bag's length.

  • How to sew a denim bag. Jeans Bag ♥ - Step 3
    Step 3

    3.1 Reverse your jeans.
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    3.2 And sew the edge of it.
    I don't have a sewing-machine. So pardon my bizzare stitch. m(_ _)m

  • How to sew a denim bag. Jeans Bag ♥ - Step 4
    Step 4

    Reverse your jeans. The stitch should look like this (^o^)

  • How to sew a denim bag. Jeans Bag ♥ - Step 5
    Step 5

    5.1 Prepare a cardboard
    This is going to be the one to make shape for your bag. The one that you put on the bottom inside the bag.
    *Sorry, I don't know what it called by*
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    5.2 Cover it with the leftover of the jeans.

  • How to sew a denim bag. Jeans Bag ♥ - Step 6
    Step 6

    Put the cardboard inside. Now, it should be look like this.

  • How to sew a denim bag. Jeans Bag ♥ - Step 7
    Step 7

    Stitch the edge of upper side of your bag. Still, for making it looks like a real bag (‐^▽^‐)

  • How to sew a denim bag. Jeans Bag ♥ - Step 8
    Step 8

    The bag is too long for me. So I decided to fold it a little bit inside. No sew require. I use the glue gun.
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    *Alright, I admitted. I was lazy. You should stitch it if you want to secure it right*

  • How to sew a denim bag. Jeans Bag ♥ - Step 9
    Step 9

    I use chains for the handle. You can use leather, ropes, whatever. Just let your imagination go wild.
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    Anyway, the eyelets are already there.
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    If you want to use eyelets, you can pierced your bag a little to put the eyelets, then secure it using a nail.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lfx64F0Pq_0
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    Or simply use an eyelet pliers. *much easier*
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQryNGYxSWk&feature=fvw

  • How to sew a denim bag. Jeans Bag ♥ - Step 10
    Step 10

    Decorate it as you like! Put studs, laces, beads, whatever embellishments you can think with.
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    ...and TA-DA! ヽ(^▽^)/
    There's come your new bag.

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Joy K.
Joy K. · Garland, Texas, US · 80 projects
That's one of the most cute jean bags I've seen ever! Wanna make one now really bad, haha.
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