Priority Clutch Purse
Added Aug 29, 2009
Brooklyn, New Yo...
Upcycled Tyvek priority mailing envelopes make great clutch purses! Tyvek the fabric of the future circa 1980…waterproof and durable! This is a great way to re-use shipping materials for stylish accessories.
This was my first time working with purse frames and while frustrating at points it wasn’t that bad in the end. I ended up with a few minor dents on the frame and a lot of super glue on my fingers but it holds together well . The Tyvek due to it’s stiffness was sometimes difficult to work with. Tyvek is not only stiff but also really thin so I had to stabilize it with fusible interfacing and cotton batting. I really enjoyed this project because I got to use boring everyday items in new ways.
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Tyvek mailing envelopes, metal purse frame, organic cotton batting, fusible interfacing,