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My First DIY Clutch!

Hello All! I hope that you all are having a wonderful weekend. Yesterday I attempted to make a clutch out of some scarp faux leather I had left over from another project. I will probably use if for a makeup bag instead of a clutch. I was watching videos on YouTube on how to make clutches and I ran across this DIY Designer Clutch + Tips on How to Start Sewing video on Cheap But Chic’s YouTube channel. This was quite an experience for me but I figured since it was my first time, practice will make perfect….eventually! Below are the pictures and instructions are below.

Tools:

  • Sewing machine
  • Thread
  • Scissors
  • Rotary Cutter
  • Ruler
  • Tailor’s Chalk
  • ½ yard of faux leather
  • ½ yard of lining
  • 12 inch zipper

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Cut lining and faux leather 11 x 13. Place the zipper face down on the right side of the faux leather then place the lining on top. I used binder clips to hold the pieces in place and sew.

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This is what it should look like

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With right sides together place the faux leather on top of the other side of the zipper and then place the lining on top and sew.

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Open up the zipper half way then sew the sides and bottom of the clutch together

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Here is the final product!

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