Easy Book to Purse Refashion

By: Mandi Johnson from
Easy Book to Purse Refashion
Easy Book to Purse Refashion
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You've held on to those old hardcover books from college for years, and you're ready to get rid of them. But what if you could repurpose those books into a totally new accessory? With this Easy Book to Purse Refashion, you can! Whether it's a beloved copy of The Count of Monte Cristo that has seen better days or an old economics textbook, you can easily upcycle those old books into something new and unique with this easy sewing pattern! This clutch has plenty of room to stash your keys, wallet, and phone. It's also sure to break the ice at the next big party on your social calendar!

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This book to purse idea no doubt was taken from a variety of prominent handbag designers. Although the instructions and photos on how to remake the book cover into a fashionable purse seem easy enough it really is a challenge. Best to find a thrift store hardcover book, some favorite scrap fabric, and give it a try.


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