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Time:3h00
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So so
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Sewing

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Spin round and round on the dance floor with a 7" record vanity bag.

This project was almost a craft gone bag. My machine needle snapped and I managed to slice my finger on a pair of scissors, getting blood all over my sewing machine :(. It was worth it though.



Instructions

  • How to make a vinyl record purse. Record Vanity Bag - Step 1
    Step 1

    Use your record as a template and trace around it on the the leather.

  • How to make a vinyl record purse. Record Vanity Bag - Step 2
    Step 2

    Draw two.

  • How to make a vinyl record purse. Record Vanity Bag - Step 3
    Step 3

    Find a zip measuring about 7" long.

  • How to make a vinyl record purse. Record Vanity Bag - Step 4
    Step 4

    Cut two rectangles of fabric measuring just over 7" x 1.5" wide.

  • How to make a vinyl record purse. Record Vanity Bag - Step 5
    Step 5

    Pin these to either side of the zip.

  • How to make a vinyl record purse. Record Vanity Bag - Step 6
    Step 6

    Sew in place.

  • How to make a vinyl record purse. Record Vanity Bag - Step 7
    Step 7

    Check the zip works.

  • How to make a vinyl record purse. Record Vanity Bag - Step 8
    Step 8

    Now measure around the circumference of the record and draw a rectangle measuring the circumference minus the length of the zip by 3" wide.

  • How to make a vinyl record purse. Record Vanity Bag - Step 9
    Step 9

    Cut this out along with the two circular pieces leaving a seam allowance.

  • How to make a vinyl record purse. Record Vanity Bag - Step 10
    Step 10

    Take one circular piece and the rectangle.

  • How to make a vinyl record purse. Record Vanity Bag - Step 11
    Step 11

    Lay the rectangle down, right side facing up and pin the circle on top, right side facing down.

  • How to make a vinyl record purse. Record Vanity Bag - Step 12
    Step 12

    Pin around the entire circumference.

  • How to make a vinyl record purse. Record Vanity Bag - Step 13
    Step 13

    Now attach the rectangle with the zipper in the remaining space.

  • How to make a vinyl record purse. Record Vanity Bag - Step 14
    Step 14

    Sew around the circumference, stitching both rectangles in place.

  • How to make a vinyl record purse. Record Vanity Bag - Step 15
    Step 15

    Leave the area where the zip and second rectangle overlap unstitched.

  • How to make a vinyl record purse. Record Vanity Bag - Step 16
    Step 16

    Attach the second circle in a similar way.

  • How to make a vinyl record purse. Record Vanity Bag - Step 17
    Step 17

    Sew in to place.

  • How to make a vinyl record purse. Record Vanity Bag - Step 18
    Step 18

    Now make the strap from a rectangle of fabric measuring around 4" x 40".

  • How to make a vinyl record purse. Record Vanity Bag - Step 19
    Step 19

    Fold in half so that the wrong side of the fabric is facing out and pin along one edge.

  • How to make a vinyl record purse. Record Vanity Bag - Step 20
    Step 20

    Sew along this edge.

  • How to make a vinyl record purse. Record Vanity Bag - Step 21
    Step 21

    Turn the strap right side out.

  • How to make a vinyl record purse. Record Vanity Bag - Step 22
    Step 22

    Turn the bag right way out and fold the rectangle neatly under where it meets the zip.

  • How to make a vinyl record purse. Record Vanity Bag - Step 23
    Step 23

    Place the straps inside the openings at either side of the zip and pin.

  • How to make a vinyl record purse. Record Vanity Bag - Step 24
    Step 24

    Turn right side out and sew along the circumference.

  • How to make a vinyl record purse. Record Vanity Bag - Step 25
    Step 25

    Sew the strap in place.

  • How to make a vinyl record purse. Record Vanity Bag - Step 26
    Step 26

    Your bag should look like this.

  • How to make a vinyl record purse. Record Vanity Bag - Step 27
    Step 27

    Turn it right side out and pull the strap out.

  • How to make a vinyl record purse. Record Vanity Bag - Step 28
    Step 28

    Glue one side of a record with strong adhesive.

  • How to make a vinyl record purse. Record Vanity Bag - Step 29
    Step 29

    You'll need quite a lot so make one circle of glue around the label and one around the outside of the record.

  • How to make a vinyl record purse. Record Vanity Bag - Step 30
    Step 30

    Stick to one side of the bag and repeat with the second record on the other side.

  • How to make a vinyl record purse. Record Vanity Bag - Step 31
    Step 31

    Leave it to dry and you'r ready to rock!

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Comments

Amanda L.
Amanda L. · 1 project
I know everyone else has asked, but a how to on this would absolutely save my life <333

I love the fabric you used, it works REALLY nicely with the record.
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Venturalily
Venturalily · Gisborne, Gisborne, NZ
i thought it was a 'how to'?
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† Wayward Deer †
† Wayward Deer † · Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, US · 7 projects
how do you make it
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Savalou
Savalou · Paris, Île-de-France, FR · 11 projects
Where are the steps?
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♥Hello Kitty♥
♥Hello Kitty♥ · Bedford, England, GB · 20 projects
Cat, you are a genius! This bag looks amazing Happy Can't see the tutorial tho Happy
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Cari G.
Cari G.
hey i'd really like to make this this purse! can you redo the tutorial?
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MacLovin♥x♥x♥
MacLovin♥x♥x♥ · 2 projects
Please Please Please put the tutorial back on!!! I've fallen in love but I have no Idea how to do it!
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Ani W.
Ani W. · Germany, Pennsylvania, US · 18 projects
The tutis gone...haha can u see if you can re-do it pls? Happy
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Ezme
Ezme · Wantage, England, GB · 25 projects
mmm- would love to make it... if there was a tut! :C
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theresa K.
theresa K.
Is there any chance of this tut coming back up? thanks!
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