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How to Make a Purse from Vinyl Records

Added Jun 10, 2010

by staciegrissom

Indianapolis, In...






See more photos and DIY on my blog I’ve been trying to figure out how to do this for a while and I finally got it! It took a few hours and some hard thinking, but I have used this purse a lot already and it is pretty sturdy!

Material Notes

3 records from thrift store, old black t-shirt, scissors, drill, hooky things (sorry I dont know the exact word :)), snap, old purse strap




Garment Type
Casual, Classic, Geek, Grunge, Punk, Vintage
Cotton, Other

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    Sep 23, 2012, 07.34 PMby Lauren Ha

    <3 I have no words for how amazing of an idea this is! Awesome talent!!!! Great ideas! Very inspirational!

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    Jan 2, 2011, 09.08 AMby sewlikeabee6

    I bet no body has a record like that .COOL !!!!!!!!!

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    Jan 2, 2011, 05.41 AMby squiddlepop


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    Jan 1, 2011, 10.26 PMby Dibaj


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    Jan 1, 2011, 04.57 PMby BlancheOfArts


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    Dec 30, 2010, 11.40 PMby kerilynlalor


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    Dec 29, 2010, 07.30 PMby jenss-1

    Cute, I just hope that it wasn’t a rare one…

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    Dec 29, 2010, 06.57 PMby Testosterone

    THAT is a purse worth making!

    You must get boat loads of compliments when you wear it.

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    Jul 12, 2010, 08.13 AMby magdamagda

    unforgettable just like the vinyl era! so so cool! i will definitely follow your blog too;)

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    Jul 7, 2010, 05.36 PMby lovemelovemyshoes

    Ooops, I accidentally posted this on the instructions:

    by lovemelovemyshoes

    This is amazing! My friend is having a vinyl themed party for her birthday (come as your favourite album cover etc) so this is perfect! I love it, thank you so much for sharing!

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    Jun 11, 2010, 11.44 AMby kezi

    Ive been wondering how to do this kind of thing for ages! It looks really good, cant wait to have ago :)

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    Jun 11, 2010, 10.28 AMby anajan

    Super cute! So thoughtful!

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    Jun 11, 2010, 10.00 AMby kelerabeus

    This is seriously cool! Like it a LOT :)))))

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    Jun 11, 2010, 06.11 AMby loyl8

    I am in LOVE with this project!!!!! great stupendous idea and thanks for the how to!!!

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    Jun 11, 2010, 05.42 AMby mariejoe

    So cool ! Love the fact that you recycled some old to make something new !

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    Jun 11, 2010, 01.15 AMby sewobsessed

    This bag is absolutely adorable! Great job!

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