Added Oct 30, 2007
A bag that I made out of an old pair of three quarter jeans, cushion, ribbon and some beads.
Step 1. Get an old pair of jeans and cut off the legs, find an old cushion cover (with zip) that will fit inside your pants, it doesn’t matter if it is too long.
Step 2. Add beading and ribbon and any other decorative stuff to the outside of the pants how you want it to look.
Step 3. Sew the top of cushion cover (zip end) around the top of the pants, I hand sewed this part.
Step 4. I then manipulated the cushion cover so the bottom folded up into the bag but I could still see the cushion cover on the bottom, then hand sewed around the edge.
Step 5. To finish off the inside I added a lime green pocket, the extra cushion part became a pocket as well.
Step 6. Finally I cut the some of the jeans legs into two long strips and sewed ribbon on, covering the edges leaving some ribbon at the ends. I then wrapped the ribbon ends in and around the belt tab and sewed it down.
Then to finish it off I took it out to show off my handy work.
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