Let's Make A Tote Bag From Old Jeans

Vesna Taneva-Miller, Artist, crafter, DIY-er

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8 Lessons (23m)
    • 1. Intro

      1:38
    • 2. Supplies

      1:51
    • 3. Preparing The Jeans

      3:31
    • 4. Stitching The Bottom

      3:06
    • 5. Attaching The Accessories

      3:36
    • 6. Adding The Strap

      6:08
    • 7. Embellishment

      1:22
    • 8. Wrap Up + Project

      1:46

Project Description

Class project: you will create a denim purse/tote from a pair of jeans.

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1. Find a pair of old jeans, something that speaks to you and you feel needs a new life

2. measure out your bag as shown in the videos

3. cut and stitch the bottom of the bag.  Use it inside out if it looks more appealing to you.

4. attach a strap, use a belt if you want to keep the aesthetic of the jeans

5. embellish with flair or some personal totem

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