How To Upcycle Old Jeans Into A Lunch Sack
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Old Jeans
8”
Leather Strap (optional)
Buy
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Antique Gold Button w/Screw Back
Grab a pair of old jeans you no longer wear.
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Measure up from hem 15” and mark.
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Cut straight across.
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Turn inside out.
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Sew across the opening with 1/2” seam allowance.
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Cut away 1/2 of the seam allowance and pull leg apart so you can make a t-bottom.
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Sew across both corners with 1” seam allowance.
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Cut away 1/2 the corners’ seam allowance
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Turn right side out.
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Roll down 3-4 times to the bag length you prefer.
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Mark location for button.
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Punch a hole for the screw back.
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Screw on the button.
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Using the button as the criteria, determine where the strap needs to be placed & punch hole in strap
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Mark the location of the back of the strap.
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Stitch the strap to the back.
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And you’re done!
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Optional: iron on an appliqué to make it FANCY.
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