Make it in five little minutes, without sewing a stitch! Set yer stopwatch - ready? Here goes!
Cut the coin pocket away from the jeans, including a section of the waistband above the pocket.
Poke two holes, just below the waistband section.
Thread some cord through the holes; tie knots in front.
Now, when you fold the waistband down, it forms the front flap! How groovy is that?
Stop yer stopwatches, people - your five minute blue jean mini purse is done!
Wasn't that simple? And it is a perfect blank slate, just waiting to be embellished. Paint it, add buttons, pin on a brooch, glitter it up, whatever floats your boat.
I used a scrapbooking brad to add a layered flower to mine (seen in a previous post as a blue jean cocktail ring). Here's how:
That was easy, too, eh?
That little coin pocket is now my favorite part of a worn out pair o' jeans!
Thanks for checking in, you guys - see you again soon.