Asked by: Euquerio Tokarovsky
asked in category: General Last Updated: 16th March, 2020

How do you make a messenger bag out of jeans?

Turn the denim bag so the right side is out, and put it into the lining. Sew the front edge together, leaving the back open. Turn right side out. Using the sewing machine, attach the joining piece to the back of the bag.

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In respect to this, how do you make a messenger bag out of old jeans?

First grab the jeans and put both legs together and lie on a flat surface. You need to cut across the legs so you are making them into a pair of denim shorts. Don't cut too short, make sure you are cutting at least an inch below the pockets on the front and back so you have enough room to sew together.

Secondly, how do you make a messenger bag out of fabric?

  1. Cut out pieces. Using a rotary cutter and ruler, cut out the following seven rectangles from the printed bag fabric.
  2. Prepare the pockets. Place the pocket and pocket lining pieces right sides together.
  3. Add gusset.
  4. Assemble bag flap.
  5. Fold and stitch strap.
  6. Put it all together.

Keeping this in view, how do you make a bag out of jeans?


  1. Cut the legs off of a pair of jeans.
  2. Cut open the crotch at the seam, then cut the seam off.
  3. Turn the pants inside out and fold them in half the other way.
  4. Sew down the new side edges so that they are straight.
  5. Cut off the triangle points.
  6. Fold the pants back the way they used to be.

What can I do with old jeans pants?

15 ways to repurpose old jeans

  1. Make a twisted denim headband.
  2. Make a braided denim rug.
  3. Turn old jeans into potholders.
  4. Make handy little craft bins for holding supplies.
  5. Wear a 'shabby chic' denim-wire bracelet, or try a braided denim bracelet or cuffs made from the leftover seams of old jeans.
  6. Make a cute heart-shaped corner bookmark.

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