DIY Zipper Book Clutch

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DIY Zipper Book Clutch
DIY Zipper Book Clutch

Book lovers everywhere will love showing off their love of reading and their sense of style with this DIY Zipper Book Clutch. This fun bag tutorial teaches you how to recycle an old book and transform it into a stylish clutch that makes a statement with any outfit.

With this designer-inspired sewing tutorial, you can create a fantastic DIY gift that bookworms and fashionistas will love. This clever refashioning project is great if you love hitting up thrift stores and is a fantastic way to show off your personality without saying a word.

Choose your favorite book and your favorite printed fabric to create this whimsical and wanderlust-worthy sewing project.

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Time to CompleteIn an evening

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I was intrigued with this DIY zipper book clutch project since it is inspired by designer Kate Spades book clutches that are literally hundreds of dollars. The instructions, while clearly written and photographed, lead me to believe this may not be an easy project after all but one worth trying with a thrifted book of course!

Although I have been sewing for many decades and can accomplish crafts, this clutch is NOT easy to make mine looks like .

Umm...I love this! I definitely need to make this DIY clutch!

This is LITERALLY the perfect gift for any book lover. I'm going to make one of these ASAP! Love, love, LOVE IT!

This is one of my favorite sewing ideas EVER!


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