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Most people have blue jeans in the closet that are so worn-out they are falling apart. Some have blue jeans that don't fit them anymore and are destined for the thrift store. Instead of throwing out a pair of old blue jeans, consider making them into a blue jean purse.
A person can buy a small pocket-size purse or a large handbag. These denim purses range in price according to the type of purse purchased. Designer purses may cost substantially more than a basic purse at a discount store. Despite the various prices, this type of purse can be worn with a variety of outfits and is perfect for women of all ages.
If someone would like a blue jean purse but would rather not pay high prices for one, it's possible for her to make her own. She simply needs a pair of cast-off jeans to make the purse. First, she should cut the legs from the jeans and sew the bottom closed. Next, she can cut material from the legs so that she can fashion a purse strap. If she doesn't want to use denim for the handle, she can use a pretty scarf for the strap. The purse strap can be sewn or glued to the purse.
The interior of the purse can be lined with colorful fabric. A blue jean purse can be decorated with paint, fake jewels, embroidery, ribbons, or patches. A person can even add fabric to make pockets for keys, a cell phone, and other important items.
Making a denim purse is an excellent craft to introduce to teens as well. Teens will enjoy this simple craft that requires only a minimal amount of sewing. They can use their creativity to design a distinctive purse unlike any other.
Some people sew blue jean purses and sell them at places like flea markets or online auctions. When deciding to turn this craft into a business, a person should consider the cost of materials before manufacturing purses to sell. In order to make a profit, the craftsperson will need to charge an adequate amount for each purse so that the business is worth continuing.
Whether someone decides to make a blue jean purse for her own personal use or to sell to the public, it is a fun craft for anyone to make. Just by grabbing an old pair of jeans, a needle and thread, cloth scraps, and decorative items, a craftsperson can fashion a one-of-a-kind accessory that will last for years.