A fun upcylcing project about how to make a large handbag from a denim skirt! Reuse your old jean skirt and make a ‘new’ over the shoulder bag for yourself!
Here you will find ideas and tutorials for creating upcycled bags of all types from purses and pouches to handbags and tote bags.
Repurpose old clothing, denim and other more quirky items in to cute and useful bags to use yourself or gift to friends!
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- DIY Handbag Ideas: 10 Upcycled Bags you can Make Yourself
- 18 Upcycled DIY Tote Bag Ideas for Beginners
- How to Upcycle Leather Boots into a Handbag: Foldover Purse with Strap
If you are looking for a more general place to start your upcycling journey have a look at our What is Upcycling & What Can You Upcycle Guide here.
An upcycled DIY Denim Handbag using old jeans pockets, scrap fabric offcuts and an upcycled leather belt strap! Fun reuse project!
This post is all about how I faced my fear of upcycling stretch denim by making these cute drawstring bags by Sotak Patterns. I’ve included the top tips I learned along the way for working with stretch denim.
18 Upcycled DIY Tote Bag Ideas for beginners! Upcycle & Reuse fabric remnants, scrap fabric, old jeans, plastic bags, feedsacks and more. Links to step by step tutorials and free patterns! Which one will you make?
DIY Handbag Ideas to upcycle your unwanted stuff! Includes links to How to Guides and Tutorials. From bags made from old books to bags made from cardboard and old jeans.
Discover how an old beat up soccer ball destined for the garage becomes a luxury designer handbag. Guest Post from PangeA Bags
How to Guide to upcycle your old pair of leather boots into a handbag with a drawer handle for a buckle and strips of scrap fabric for a strap. This guide shows you how to create a foldover style purse with a crossbody strap.