Try This: How to Make a Handbag from Recycled Jeans

Tough and rugged, this recycled denim bag makes a great carry-all. Learn how to make a handbag from recycled jeans with this easy sewing project.

Working with recycled materials allows you to create useful and beautiful new things for a low price. “Reinvention: Sewing with Rescued Materials” by Maya Donenfeld gives directions for 28 easy sewing projects along with details on the history of materials, deconstruction techniques, sewing tips and the environmental impact of your material.
Photo Courtesy John Wiley & Sons, Inc.