DIY – Skirt bag

DIY - how to create a bag from a skirt

This easy DIY project is made with two recycled fashion items: a skirt and a braided belt. I love to create something new from something old. I bought both the skirt and the belt at a local thrift store for three Euro’s total. I think it’s a lovely gift for a teenage girl. My skirt bag now belongs to my sister!

Learn how to make a bag from a skirt and a braided belt after the jump. . .

What you need for this skirt bag

– a skirt
– a braided belt
– a sewingmachine or a needle and thread
– pins
– scissors

diy - how to create a cute bag from a skirt

How to make this skirt bag

1.  Lay down your materials.
2. Pin the bottom of your skirt together and stitch. Leaf about 2 inch on both sides.
3. Fold the fabric like shown in the picture and pin. Sew together.
4. Attach the belt to the skirt. You can do this my making two little holes in the fabric on both sides of the skirt bag. Put the ends of the braided leather belt through the holes and make a knot.

DIY, Fashion

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5 Comments

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    Mandy
    July 17, 2012 at 9:51 pm

    Very cute. Love the idea. Have made a couple of purses out of old blue jeans. Can’t wait to try this, too.

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    Jalen Campion
    August 3, 2012 at 10:42 am

    Wow, great blog. Keep writing.

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    Faith Coen
    August 4, 2012 at 11:11 pm

    I really enjoy the blog.Thanks Again. Want more.

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    Rodney Toomer
    August 5, 2012 at 4:06 am

    Very neat post.Much thanks again. Fantastic.

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