DIY - Phone Purse

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By Burdastyle July 27, 2021 No comments

Sometimes all you need is your phone, but you need somewhere stylish to put it! This mini purse just fits your phone and other little essentials. Tip: before cutting out, compare your smartphone to the free template and adjust it if necessary.



DIY Phone Purse Materials


    • - Jacquard
    • - Lining
    • - Interfacing G 710
    • - Leather
    • - Thread
    • - Snap lock
    • - D-rings 20 mm
    • - Chain
    • - Trick marker
    • - Leather glue
    • - Scissors
    • - Clips
    • - Straight pins
    • - Sewing needle
    • - Seam gauge
    • - Tape measure
    • - Pliers
    • - Template


Step 1

DIY Phone Purse Step 1


Templates: Cut out with a 1 cm (3/8) seam allowance on all sides: 1X A on fold from jacquard, 1x B on fold from lining fabric, 1x C from leather without seam allowance.


Step 2

DIY Phone Purse Step 2


Fold lining fabric B rights sides together and sew up both side seams (the opening for turning inside out is on one side). Press the seam allowances apart.


Step 3

DIY Phone Purse Step 3


Glue both sides of leather strips C to the centre and topstitch close to the edges. Trim 2 strips to approx. 3.6 cm (1 1/2 in), thread D-rings through, topstitch close to the edge.


Step 4

DIY Phone Purse Step 4


Stitch the side seams of A right sides together, include the loops with the D-rings at the notch (leave opening for snap lock at centre).


Step 5

DIY Phone Purse Step 5


Push lining case B into case A right sides together and stitch 1 cm (3/8 in) from the upper edge. Press the seam allowance towards the lining.


Step 6

DIY Phone Purse Step 6


Turn the right side out through the lining opening and then sew the opening shut by hand.


Step 7

DIY Phone Purse Step 7


Press the lining to the inside at the notch (4.5 cm (1 7/8 in)) and then stitch 2 cm (3/4 in) from the edge all around to create the casing for the snap lock.


Step 8

DIY Phone Purse Step 8


Thread in the snap lock, adjust the chain to the required length and attach to the D-rings.


Final step

DIY Phone Purse Final Step


The chain makes this fashionable little phone holder almost like a piece of jewelry!


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